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12-yr-old boy is capital’s first dengue fatality this year

A 12-year-old boy from south Delhi has become the city’s first dengue fatality this year. On Aug 1 , he died while undergoing treatment at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said municipal health officials and the hospital on Monday. “The boy, identified as Nitish Kumar, hailed from Bihar and was residing in Safdarjung area in south Delhi. He died at the Sir Ganga ... Read More »

Maharashtra registers 460 dengue cases, 3 deaths this year; highest from Greater Mumbai

Two dengue deaths in Pune this year have been confirmed by a district-level expert committee. The death of a four-year-old boy from Karve Nagar in February and a 33-year-old pregnant woman from Hadapsar who died in June have been confirmed as deaths due to dengue . One dengue death has been reported from Thane. According to Dr M S Diggikar, ... Read More »

Dengue Kills 21 In Kerala, Crisis Looms

A dengue has killed at least 21 people in Kerala in the past three weeks, a government official said. There was a shortage of  medicines and health workers to tackle the crisis he added. The mosquito-borne dengue virus has infected more than 11,000 people in Kerala since May , forcing the state to buy new hospital beds and cancel medical staff leave. Dengue ... Read More »

Delhi HC Slams AAP Govt, MCD and Centre Over Dengue And Chikungunya

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Claiming that mosquitoes don’t wait for meetings, the Delhi high court has slammed the authorities including AAP Govt, Delhi MCD and Centre over not taking any preventive steps. The HC ticked off the authorities for only holding discussion and for not able to control the spread of vector borne disease in the national capital.  A HC bench of Justice Gita ... Read More »

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