Dengue

  • Dengue cases in Delhi, NCR rise to 98 22 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The number of dengue cases in the national capital and its adjoining areas have climbed to 98, civic officials said on Monday. According to figures from the municipal corporations, 85 cases of dengue have been reported from the capital till September 27. The remaining 13 cases have been reported from...
  • 36 per cent increase in Delhi's dengue cases; total reaches 75 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A total of 75 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital so far this year with an increase of 36 per cent noted over the last one week, as per a report. A total of 55 cases were reported in Delhi till September 13, the report...
  • Odisha: Tata Steel drive to combat dengue September 15, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Amid dengue scare in several parts of Odisha, Tata Steel is proactive in its coordination with government agencies to ensure hygienic and safe conditions for the dwellers in Jajpur district. "We are ensuring the best possible hygienic conditions at our site of operations at Kalinganagar which is spread over 1,700...
  • 50 dengue cases in Punjab so far this year: Punjab Health Minister September 10, 2014

    Chandigarh: Fifty confirmed cases of dengue have been reported in Punjab so far this year, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Surjeet Kumar Jayani said on Wednesday. "These 50 cases of dengue are being treated in different government hospitals of the state," he said, adding that the state government has constituted...
  • Dengue mosquitobreeding found at DTU, DTC depot, DDA office September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: DDA and Delhi Technical University are among several institutions in the capital that have been penalised for failing to check breeding of dengue mosquitoes on their premises. According to a report released today, nine VIP challans have been issued by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) after positive...
  • Dengue cases soar to 1,005 in Odisha September 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The number of people infected with dengue has soared to 1,005 in Odisha this year, with 36 more cases reported in the state in two days, an official said on Sunday. "Thirtysix people have tested positive (for dengue) in the past two days. Ninety per cent of them belong to...
  • 1,145 cases of dengue reported in China September 6, 2014

    Beijing: Over one thousand people have been diagnosed with dengue fever in China and the government has initiated emergency measures for its prevention, authorities said on Saturday. A total of 1,145 cases dengue fever cases have been confirmed with 31 people in critical situation, an official statement said. Ninety per cent of...
  • Nation-wide dengue awareness campaign launched March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming at early prevention of dengue, a nationwide awareness campaign about the deadly disease was on Tuesday launched in Delhi that includes a dedicated round-the-clock multi-lingual helpline. The two-month long campaign 'U & Me Against Dengue', a public-private partnership is spread over six major cities including Delhi,...
  • 4,727 dengue cases in Delhi November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The number of people testing positive for the dengue virus in Delhi increased to 4,727 from 4,618 on November 4, a municipal health official said on Friday. The vector borne disease claimed six lives, but no fatality was reported in the past week. An additional 57 cases have been reported...
  • Watch: A call of action to fight dengue November 3, 2013

    The 2013 Dengue outbreak witnessed the country was the worst in at last six years. According to Health Ministry, the number of dengue cases has been steadily rising since 2008 when the count was 12,561. ...
  • Over 4,200 dengues cases in the capital so far: MCD October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no let up in dengue cases which have risen to over 4,200 this year in Delhi. 4,207 cases have been reported till Friday with North Delhi itself registering over 1,800 cases, a report released by the MCD said. 4,074 cases were reported till October 21. Neeraj Singh from Paschim...
  • One more death, dengue cases inch towards alarming 3000 mark October 7, 2013

    One more death due to dengue was reported, on Monday, in the capital by the civic bodies, as number of cases climbed close to an alarming 3,000. 2,916 cases have been reported till today with October itself registering nearly 800 cases, a report released by the MCD said. The latest case of...
  • Delhi dengue toll rises to four October 7, 2013

    The number of deaths due to dengue in the national capital has risen to four and the number of cases now total 2,916, said an official on Monday. According to municipal health authorities, 35yearold Gautam Priyanka, a resident of Kishangargh in Delhi, died Monday due to the vectorborne disease. The other victims...
  • Delhi: Dengue claims 7 lives in 3 days, over 400 cases reported October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: There has been a rise in dengue cases in the national capital in the past one week. Seven people have died while 430 cases have been reported in the past three days alone according to the MCD. The total number now stands at a whopping 2,557 cases. "It's a...
  • Actor Ranveer Singh advised 15 days rest October 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, recovering from dengue, will be discharged from hospital Thursday night but will have to rest for a fortnight, his spokesperson said. "Ranveer Singh is on the road to recovery. However, doctors have advised complete rest for the next 15 days," the spokesperson said in a statement....
  • Ranveer Singh recovering, thanks fans for wishes October 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, who is suffering from dengue, is recovering at a hospital here. He has thanked his wellwishers for their support which he says has helped him 'tide over my weakest hour'. The ailing actor reached out to his friends and fans via social networking platform Twitter Thursday. "Your...
  • Long monsoon spreading dengue, says Ghulam Nabi Azad October 1, 2013

    Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday attributed the rise in the number of dengue cases, which have already crossed 2,000, to the long monsoon in the capital. "This year the monsoon has been going on since June, and we have had rainfall even in September. This...
  • Around 16,000 dengue cases reported across the country in 2013 October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Almost 16,000 cases of dengue have been reported across the country so far in 2013. The maximum cases have been reported from Karnataka, where 12 people have died so far due to fever. Delhi has 2,092 dengue cases and three confirmed deaths so far. Rajasthan has recorded 600 dengue...
  • Dengue menace: Fogging machines available in your area or not, check online, says SDMC October 1, 2013

    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday decided to make the location of fogging machines available online in a bid to effectively combat dengue, SDMC Mayor said. Mayor Sarita Chaudhary took this decision after an emergency meeting with the SDMC Commissioner, MHO and other senior officials of Public Health Department and...
  • Actor Ranveer Singh hospitalised with dengue September 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh was admitted to a suburban hospital here in the wee hours of Friday morning following high fever. Doctors have diagnosed a severe case of dengue. The actor was shooting in Durgapur near Kolkata for 'Gunday' since the past few days, but despite fever, he continued to shoot...
  • Dengue scare: Precautions that need to be taken September 26, 2013

    As the dengue scare is back with more than 5 deaths and over a 1000 cases having been reported in the national capital region itself, Dr. Vivek Nangia answers queries relating to dengue. ...
  • Five deaths, 1,000 cases of dengue reported in NCR September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The dengue scare is back with more than five deaths and over 1,000 cases have been reported in the national capital region itself. What's more worrisome is that that medical experts say the number of cases this time round has doubled since last year. Five deaths and 1,355 cases...
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad to review Delhi dengue situation on Thursday September 25, 2013

    Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will on Thursday hold a review of the Delhi government's preparedness to tackle dengue in the wake of a rise in the number of cases of the disease in the city. Azad has convened a meeting of the Commissioners and Mayors of the three Municipal...
  • Delhi govt issues guidelines to schools to check dengue spread September 25, 2013

    In the wake of the spiralling cases of dengue in the national capital, Delhi government on Wednesday issued a circular to all schools in the city suggesting do's and don'ts for prevention of the disease including wearing of fullsleeve tops and trousers and salwars. As per the guidelines mentioned in the...
  • Delhi: Dengue cases near 1000 mark, five deaths reported so far September 20, 2013

    Five dengue deaths have been reported so far in the national capital even as the total number of cases shot up alarmingly to near 1,000 mark. 912 people have tested positive for dengue, an increase of over 95 per cent in five days from the previous tally of 446 reported on...
  • Sonali Bendre lends support to an anti-dengue campaign September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre, a mother to an eight-year-old boy, lent support to a campaign to prevent dengue in the country. She said it is vital to take preventive measures all the time. The campaign - Fight Dengue For Payal - was launched here Wednesday as a joint initiative...
  • Delhi: Hospitals run out of bed due to spurt in dengue, malaria cases September 17, 2013

    News Delhi. There has been a surge in dengue and malaria cases in New Delhi. According to MCD, 466 cases of dengue and 401 cases of Malaria have been reported in the capital till September 14. For dengue, it's a spurt, compared to the cases registered in last couple of...
  • Over 300 dengue cases detected in September September 17, 2013

    Over 300 cases of dengue have been detected so far this month, marking an increase of more than 100 per cent over the August figure of 142. First two weeks of September have registered 304 cases, taking the total of dengue cases so far in the city to 466 in 2013,...
  • Odisha: Dengue hits 26 out of 30 districts, nearly 3,500 people test positive September 13, 2013

    Dengue cases in Odisha rose to 3,490 since June after 77 more people tested positive on Thursday for the mosquito borne virus, an official in Bhubaneshwar said on Friday. Among the latest cases, the districts of Jajpur and Khordha reported a highest of 16 cases each, followed by Angul and Cuttack...
  • Delhi hospitals gear up for more dengue cases September 9, 2013

    Both government and private hospitals in the national capital and surrounding areas are gearing up to handle an increased number of dengue patients. Nearly 240 cases have been reported so far. The threat of more people falling prey to the mosquito-borne dengue virus is real as rains continue in spells and...