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Delhi extends lockdown to curb Covid spread by another week | Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Covid facility of govt hospital at late night | Congress MP Rajeev Satav dies of Covid-19 | India records 3.29 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours | Veteran journalist Sunil Jain passes away, PM Modi condoles

Covid-19 positive Manish Sisodia gets plasma therapy

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who is suffering from both Covid-19 and Dengue, was administered with plasma therapy on Friday.

Seven persons died of dengue fever this year in Hyderabad: Telangana Minister

Hyderabad/UNI: Telangana Minister for Medical and Health, Etala Rajender admitted on Saturday in the state Assembly that seven people have died of dengue fever during this year in Hyderabad city.

UN mosquito sterilization technology set for global testing, in battle against malaria, dengue

New York/IBNS: With more than half the world now at risk from mosquito-transmitted dengue fever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN has taken the lead on a global effort to eradicate the disease – and many others – by measuring the impact of releasing millions of sterilized pests across several continents, it announced on Thursday.

Over 150 people died from Dengue fever in Malaysia in 2019: Reports

Moscow/ Sputnik/UNI As many as 154 people have died from dengue fever in 2019 in Malaysia, while almost 109,000 more were infected during the same period, media reported, citing the country's health minister, Dzulkefly Ahmad.

Aurangabad: Dengue claims six lives

Aurangabad, Sep 30 (UNI) The death toll due to Dengue rose to six in Aurangabad, with 11 patients testing positive for the deadly disease in this Maharashtra city, till Monday.

A poop test for Liver Cirrhosis, says study

New York, Mar 30 (IBNS): In a study of people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and their twins and other close relatives, UC San Diego researchers were able to diagnose liver cirrhosis simply by analyzing a person’s stool microbes

A billion people will be newly exposed to diseases like Dengue fever as world temperatures rise: Study

New York, Mar 30 (IBNS: As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because of global warming, says a new study that examines temperature changes on a monthly basis across the world.

34 dengue deaths reported so far in Bengal, 18,238 persons infected : Govt

Kolkata, Oct 24 (IBNS): Chief Secretary of West Bengal government, Malay Kumar De, on Tuesday confirmed that 34 persons have died due to dengue so far in the state while 18,238 people have been infected with the mosquito-borne viral disease.

J P Nadda chairs high level review meeting on prevention and control of vector borne diseases in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IBNS): J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare held a high level meeting to review the activities for prevention and control of vector borne diseases (dengue, malaria, chikungunya and swine flu) in Delhi, here on Friday.

First dengue vaccine approved in more than 10 countries

Kolkata/Lyon, Oct 4 (IBNS): Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines global business unit of Sanofi, announced on Tuesday that Dengvaxia dengue vaccine has now received its 11th marketing approval, four of which granted from Regulatory Authorities recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Special team formed to prevent dengue in President’s Estate

Kolkata, Aug 24 (IBNS): Special teams have been formed to prevent dengue and other water-bound diseases in the President’s Estate, officials said on Wednesday.

Dengue in Delhi: Three more die

New Delhi, Sept 17 (IBNS) Three more persons have died of dengue in Delhi taking the toll to 14 in what has hit the capital as the worst outbreak of the disease in five years.