VIRAL DISEASES

  • Over 200 people succumb to encephalitis across India July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 200 people succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and seven districts of West Bengal. In West Bengal alone, 102 people have died due to encephalitis. A total of 344 people have been affected by the viral disease in the state since January 2014. Jalpaiguri district is...
  • AP govt goes all out to battle swine flu August 8, 2010

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has finally finetuned its flu fighting measures after more than 200 people have been affected and 21 people have lost their lives. Andhra Pradesh chief minister K Rosaiah asked the health department officials to take all steps to contain the spread of infectious diseases including...
  • No swine flu cases reported yet, India on alert April 29, 2009

    New Delhi: A 23 month old baby in Texas, southern US is the first to die from swine flu outside of Mexico. On a day that Germany became the eighth country to confirm cases of the spreading epidemic. Swine flu has now reached the UK, Canada, Spain, New Zealand and Israel. The country...