Yellow fever burden to shift to central and east Africa by 2050: Study
Number of deaths to likely increase 25 per cent; projected to further accelerate in the two regions after 2050
तापमान से हमारा शरीर कैसे प्रतिक्रिया करता है?
हर व्यक्ति को शरीर के बढ़ते-घटते तापमान की जानकारी होना बेहद जरूरी होता है। आइए जानते हैं कि शरीर का हमें कैसे प्रभावित करता ...
Worst yellow fever outbreak in decades kills hundreds of rare monkeys in Brazil
Over 600 monkeys have died in rainforest region with no provision for vaccinating them
Jodhpur patient dies of unidentified haemorrhagic fever in Delhi AIIMS
Health authorities of Gujarat and Rajasthan have been alerted about possible outbreak of Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever
क्यूबा में येलो फीवर, अमेरिकी हस्तक्षेप का बहाना
क्यूबा से निकलने वाले जहाज से कुछ यात्री इस बीमारी को अपने साथ ले आए थे। इस बीमारी ने बीस हजार लोगों की जान ...
Mystery behind Gorakhpur encephalitis deaths: is scrub typhus the likely cause?
Scrub typhus is caused by the Orientia tsutsugamushi bacterium, which is introduced in humans from the bites of the infected larvae of a certain …
Gorakhpur child deaths not the only case of mismanagement in government hospitals
There is no scientific consensus on the cause of encephalitis that has been claiming lives every year in the Gorakhpur region since 1978. But an …
Resurgence of scrub typhus fever
Early detection is crucial in treating the disease spread by mites found in scrub land
First AES case of the year suspected in Muzaffarpur: Hospital source
An awareness campaign for AES was launched in the district
नैनो-कीटनाशक से हो सकता है मस्तिष्क ज्वर और डेंगू के मच्छरों पर नियंत्रण
भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों ने अब नीम यूरिया नैनो-इमलशन नामक नैनो-कीटनाशक बनाया है, जो डेंगू और मस्तिष्क ज्वर फैलाने वाले मच्छरों से निजात दिला सकता है।
India should beware of 10 viral threats, including Ebola
The diseases include Ebola, MERS-CoV, yellow fever, bird flu, Usutu virus, Tilapia novel orthomyxo-like virus, Cyclovirus, Banna Reo virus and …
चमकी बुखार का अंतर्विरोध: डॉक्टर और वैज्ञानिक आमने-सामने
24 वर्ष बीत चुके हैं इस बीमारी को अभी तक सही वैज्ञानिक नाम नहीं मिल पाया है। विषाणु युक्त इंसेफ्लाइटिस है या जैवरासायनिक बीमारी, ...
Acute Flaccid Myelitis: A mystery disease, this time in the US
Although little is known about its cause, neurological diseases like AFM are often linked to viruses including poliovirus
Pale and yellow
Shortage of vaccines has pushed many African countries to the brink of a yellow fever epidemic
Sanitise and rule
How yellow fever became a ruse for the US to occupy Cuba
Ebola in Africa's Democratic Republic of Congo now has more than 2,000 infected
The current outbreak of the virus, beginning late July 2018, has claimed 1,346 lives in North Kivu and Ituri provinces until May.
Pork industry cautious but not worried about African swine fever yet
While the disease has led to culling of 600,000 swine in China in the last five months, Indian breeders and sellers don't yet feel threatened by it
Five little-known diseases to watch out for in 2017
Emerging diseases on which the experts are keeping a close eye
FAO, Swiss Institute team up to fight bird flu and other infectious diseases
Both organisations are developing tools to improve early detection of such pandemics
Ebola, pandemic influenza and SDG feature prominently at 71st World Health Assembly
The five-day assembly also agreed upon other resolutions concerning topics like digital health and assistive technology
Over 7.7 million people vaccinated in DRC against yellow fever
In neighbouring Angola, an estimated 3 million people have been vaccinated since mid-August.
A model to predict diseases that transfer from animals to humans
The study tested the model with Lassa fever, a disease endemic to western Africa and is caused by the Lassa virus which passes on to people …
Deadly mosquito bites
As Delhi and other parts of the country battle the surge in dengue cases, here is a look at how vector-borne diseases have been spreading their …
Breaking free: How several initiatives are helping Africa get better healthcare
Four projects of differing nature in different countries