19 Jul 2020
Dengue during COVID-19: Here's what you need to know
Even as India continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, another major health threat, that of dengue, is looming large with the arrival of the monsoon season in full swing.
26 Jul 2019
Health tips to follow during the seasonal weather change period
The monsoon is here.
19 Jul 2019
Five health precautions to take during the rainy season
Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed respite from the scorching summer heat, it could be a tricky time for your health.
17 Jun 2019
Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon
The monsoon is almost here!
13 Jun 2019
Dengue to spread due to global-warming: Precautions you must take
Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral infection has rapidly spread over the past couple of decades.
26 Jan 2019
Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue
For centuries, mosquitoes have been troublemakers and the number of people who have died after getting bitten by them is still a mystery.
08 Oct 2018
Delhi: Dengue cases mount to 650, doctors advise precautions
Dengue cases have spiraled in New Delhi over the past two weeks, with at least 650 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season, according to a municipal report released today.
28 Sep 2018
#HealthBytes: Tips to help prevent dengue fever
The unexpected rain showers and unhygienic surroundings may make you prone to getting bitten by the dengue mosquito, thereby causing dengue fever.
05 Sep 2018
Delhi affected by malaria: 324 cases reported so far
Malaria has gripped Delhi in a bad way, with 24 new cases being reported in a week.
27 Aug 2018
Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, 40% recorded in August
Nearly 60 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi in August, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 146, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said today.
22 Aug 2018
Suspected dengue death reported, might be the first of 2018
According to East Delhi Municipal Corporation health department officials, a case of a suspected dengue death was reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
20 Aug 2018
131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season
At least 43 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 18 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 131, according to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report released today.
15 Aug 2018
Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari down with dengue
Ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, India's top-ranked archer Deepika Kumari is down with dengue.
12 Aug 2018
Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya
With intermittent rains hitting parts of the country for the past two months, the risk of mosquitoes thriving increases with each passing day.
07 Aug 2018
Dengue: Delhi hospitals asked to add beds at less tariffs
Incidence of mosquito-borne diseases in the capital is going up, with 109 cases of malaria and 56 of dengue being reported this season.
05 Aug 2018
Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks
After much prodding by the Delhi HC, the anti-mosquito breeding fight in the capital is now getting a big weapon.
25 Jul 2018
#HealthBytes: Simple hacks to avoid dengue by preventing mosquito bites
It's monsoon season and the risk of getting mosquito bite-induced infections and diseases like Dengue is at an all-time high.
23 Jul 2018
Delhi: 75 malaria, 43 dengue cases reported this season
At least 29 cases of malaria have been reported in the first three weeks of July in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in Delhi this season to 75, according to a South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report.
02 Jul 2018
Delhi: 46 malaria, 30 dengue cases reported this season
At least six fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 46, according to a municipal report released today.
26 Jun 2018
With 40 cases, malaria spreading faster in Delhi than dengue-chikungunya
Malaria is turning out to be a greater cause of concern for Delhi than dengue and chikungunya.
25 Jun 2018
Delhi: Malaria spreading faster than dengue, 40-cases reported so far
At least 11 fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, pushing the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 40, according to a municipal report.
28 May 2018
Delhi sees 3 more cases of dengue, toll reaches 15
Three more cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital this month, taking the total number in Delhi this year to 15, according to the latest municipal report released today.
06 Mar 2018
Dengue, chikungunya alert: Diseases may hit Delhi earlier this year
This year, winter was warm in Delhi, paving the way for an early summer. This means that mosquito-borne deadly diseases like dengue and chikungunya will strike earlier than usual.
08 Jan 2018
Drone by tea vendor's son to help Siliguri fight dengue
A drone made by Rajiv Ghosh, the 17-year-old son of a Siliguri tea-seller, will help the local government fight dengue.
24 Dec 2017
Medanta charges Rs. 16L for 21 days' dengue-treatment, kid died
In yet another case of overcharging by hospitals, Gurugram's Medanta Hospital has billed a whopping Rs.15.88L for the treatment of an eight-year-old dengue patient for 21 days.
16 Dec 2017
#WhatTheHealth: Fortis overcharged 7-year-old parents; earned up to 1700%-profit
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority's probe into the death of 7-year-old dengue patient, Adya Singh at Gurugram's Fortis Memorial Research Institute revealed her parents were "grossly overcharged".
07 Dec 2017
'Fortis murdered 7-year-old Adya': Haryana govt panel finds hospital guilty
A Haryana government panel has found Gurugram's reputed Fortis Hospital guilty of medical negligence and unlawful conduct.
25 Nov 2017
India may have a vaccine for dengue by 2019-end
We might have a vaccine for dengue by the end of 2019.
20 Nov 2017
Rs. 16L bill at Fortis for 15-day stay of patient
That private hospitals often loot patients is no secret. A disturbing case has now surfaced from Fortis Gurgaon.
01 Nov 2017
Dengue virus behind many fatal outbreaks discovered in India
For the first time, Indian scientists have confirmed the presence of the Asian genotype of the DENV-1, a dengue virus, in the country.
05 Sep 2017
Delhi: Deadly dengue cases in the city up to 1,185
As Delhi is experiencing a season-change with the onset of monsoon, deadly vector-borne diseases in the city are on the rise.
02 Sep 2017
India: Climate-based system to identify and predict dengue outbreaks
International researchers developed a climate-based system to predict the spread of dengue disease in various parts of India.
25 Aug 2017
Priyanka Gandhi down with dengue, shifted to hospital
Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was admitted to hospital on August 23 after she developed fever.
28 Jun 2017
Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya outbreak in the national capital
The national capital has been plagued with all vector-borne diseases at the same time. While a total of 113 cases of malaria have been registered, at least 100 cases of dengue have come to the fore and over 149 cases of chikungunya.
06 Jun 2017
DU students taught to keep emails short like 'skirts'
In another row of sexism controversy, DU's Commerce students are being taught to keep emails short like 'skirts' in a book called Basic Business Communication.
30 May 2017
L-G directs civic body to make Delhi open-defecation free
On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed the municipal corporations to work towards making Delhi open-defecation free.
23 May 2017
Delhi- Fire in Chandni Chowk guts down 40 shops
On the night of 22nd May, a major fire broke out in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area; albeit there were no casualties reported, goods worth crores may have been lost.
18 May 2017
'Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings'- HC raps govt over dengue
Rapping the Centre, the Delhi government and municipal corporations for lack of work done on checking vector-borne diseases, the Delhi High Court announced, "Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings."
26 Apr 2017
Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January
Municipal corporation reports from Delhi reveal that the city has witnessed 80 chikungunya cases and 30 dengue cases since January 2017.
22 Apr 2017
MCD polls: Will 2017 help the cash-strapped body?
AAP, BJP and Congress have launched full-fledged campaigns for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls scheduled on April 23. All have promised a cleaner capital.