New Delhi: Dengue is back in Delhi with 98 cases identified ever since the outbreak. The experts have blamed it on the lack of fumigation and sources said that municipal workers were unwilling to work because they had not got their salaries.
The fatal fever is on the rise in the national capital, ringing alarm bells in the secretariat. According to a study by the Delhi government, as many as 98 cases of dengue fever and 201 cases of malaria have been confirmed, with a steep rise in the past 3-4 days itself.
One of the major reasons for the rise in the cases is lack of fumigation. According to sources, there has been a fight between the government and employees over salary payment.
Reacting to the outbreak, the medical fraternity has said that immediate action is needed to check the dengue menace....more
07:48 PM, Oct 03, 2012
Kolkata: Kolkata is reeling under its worst bout of dengue this monsoon season. Two patients have succumbed in the past fortnight and government and private hospitals are flooded with dengue patients. However, despite recurrence of dengue outbreak in the recent past, the state Health Department is ill-equipped to contain the disease. Twenty-four-year-old Abhay Pratap Yadav, a migrant skilled worker from Uttar Pradesh, was admitted to a nursing home in Kolkata...
03:48 PM, Sep 03, 2012