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How to avoid dengue

Dengue fever is a self-limiting disease, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected female Aedes aegypti mosquito. These mosquitoes gather around stagnant water. Hence, it is common for a......

FAQ: How does Dengue spread? How can it be prevented?

With at least one death reported almost on a daily basis in the country because of Dengue fever, the disease has become a dangerous epidemic. Entemologists say that it's not only during the monsoon......

India dengue toll 164

Twelve more people, including six in Delhi, sucummbed to the deadly dengue taking the death toll in the country to 164 on Tuesday even as 352 fresh cases of the mosquito-borne disease were......

Dengue: 3 deaths across country, 148 new cases

Three more dengue patients died across the country on Friday as the viral fever afflicted 148 more people, taking the total number of cases to 8,088. The mosquito-borne disease has so far claimed......

WHO to help Kerala against chikungunya

Experts from the World Health Organisation and India's National Institutes of Communicable Diseases will arrive in Kerala on Thursday to tackle the rising number of deaths due to chikungunya, the......

Nicholas Piramal to drop chikungunya research

Nicholas Piramal India is likely to drop its plans to form a joint venture drug discovery research programme with the French pharmaceutical company, Laboratories Pierre Fabre, to develop a......

World Cup chit-chat: Scientists warn of dengue fever risk in Brazil

The risk of an outbreak of dengue fever during the upcoming soccer World Cup in Brazil is serious enough to warrant a high alert in three of the 12 host cities, according to an early warning system......

  People speak for aedes aegypti

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Q. dengu is a viral diseas transmitted by aedes aegypti mosquitoes - true or false ?
Stalin:  A.  more

Q. What is Chikungunya? What are the signs and symptoms ?
Stalin:  A. Dengue Fever is a viral infection that's carried by mosquitoes and causes fever, body aches, joint pain, and rash. It's spread by what's known as...... more

Q. How a mosquto devloped?
NISHANT SHAH:  A. EggAll mosquitoes lay eggs in water, which can include large bodies of water, standing water (like swimming pools) or areas of collected standing...... more

sanjay rajvanshi
Q. which type of mosquitoes spread chicken guinea and malaria?
Sanjay Rajvanshi:  A. Chicken Guinea is originally called as Chikungunya, though this is a misnomer as chikungunya has nothing to do with chicken. Chicken Guinea is just...... more

samson aseervatham
Q. What are the symptoms of Dengue and how can we protect ourselves from it
Samson Aseervatham:  A. Abrupt onset of high fever Severe frontal headache Pain behind the eyes which worsens with eye movement Muscle and joint pains Loss of sense of...... more

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Dengue's spread to rural areas steady, say experts

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Public health experts have cautioned that at a time when there are seasonal short showers, residents have... ...
Juhu soc turns into net prison

After over 25 cases of dengue and a death, the members of Juhu Tarang society have decided to take the matters in their own hands. A group of 40... ...
Dengue outbreak alert in Pasighat

Itanagar: Pasighat in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has reported an outbreak of dengue, with seven persons testing positive for dengue... ...
Fewer dengue cases recorded in November says civic body

Dengue, which claimed 19 lives in the city, is on the decline, states the data released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on... ...
Cuba model suggested to tackle dengue

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Until recently, health officials believed that the Mumbai model must be adopted to tackle dengue. In... ...

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