Malaria

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Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon

17 Jun 2019

Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon

The monsoon is almost here!

Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

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.

India, 15 African countries see 80% of world's malaria-cases: WHO

20 Nov 2018

India, 15 African countries see 80% of world's malaria-cases: WHO

India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80% of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report.

Delhi: Dengue cases mount to 650, doctors advise precautions

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.

Delhi affected by malaria: 324 cases reported so far

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.

Suspected dengue death reported, might be the first of 2018

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).

131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

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.

#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria

19 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria

A deadly mosquito-borne disease characterized by fever, sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue, malaria claims thousands of lives annually in India alone.

#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria

13 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria

A deadly mosquito-borne disease characterized by fever, sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue, malaria claims thousands of lives annually in India alone.

Dengue: Delhi hospitals asked to add beds at less tariffs

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.

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

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.

With 40 cases, malaria spreading faster in Delhi than dengue-chikungunya

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.

Delhi: Malaria spreading faster than dengue, 40-cases reported so far

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.

New device detects malaria in seconds, at just Rs. 10

20 Oct 2017

New device detects malaria in seconds, at just Rs. 10

Researchers in Kolkata have devised a new portable device that can detect malaria in seconds at just Rs. 10.

Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya outbreak in the national capital

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.