AEDES AEGYPTI

  • First dengue death this year in Delhi, 9yrold dies September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A nineyearold girl died of dengue on Saturday in the Sangam Vihar area of Delhi. This is the first case of death caused by dengue in the national capital this year. The girl was admitted in a government hospital last week, but after her condition worsened, she was shifted...
  • Kolkata faces dengue outbreak, govt apathetic September 3, 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 illequipped to contain the...
  • Kolkata: Dengue outbreak claims 2 lives August 28, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata is reeling under an outbreak of dengue, two people have died and many are flooding hospitals and clinics for treatment. While doctors work round the clock, the government seems to be doing little to contain the disease. 24 year old Abhay Pratap Yadav, a migrant skilled worker from Uttar...
  • After swine flu, dengue on rise in Capital October 16, 2009

    New Delhi: A growing concern for the Capital after swine flu is now the dengue fever. There have been two deaths and 80 cases of dengue reported in the past two weeks. Doctors are worried because cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, marked by excessive bleeding, and dengue shock syndrome ...
  • Chikungunya hits Karnataka, Kerala, Delhi at risk September 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Apart from Bihar where there are fears of an outbreak of disease as the flood waters recede, more cases of Chikungunya are reported in the states of Karnataka and Kerala with the recent outbreak in the Dakshin Kannada and Kasaragode areas. More than 70,000 cases of Chikungunya have...