Nigeria faces shortage of meningitis vaccine as epidemic spreads
A new strand of the disease has emerged, for which vaccine is not available commercially
India issues guidelines for Zika virus
Suggests avoiding unnecessary travel to affected countries
West Nile Virus and its lone victim
The death of a boy in Kerala from the virus shows how little India knows about a zoonotic disease that causes frequent human infections elsewhere
Rare disease day: Podcast launched in India
More than 70 million people across India are said to be suffering from some rare disease, but most cases go unreported or misdiagnosed
India’s mysterious diseases: The ailments that remain undiagnosed
There have been some diseases in India that have perplexed the government and medical fraternity for decades
India’s mysterious diseases: Why are they happening?
The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme is not working as it was conceptualised, say experts
India’s mysterious diseases: ‘We need a public health system’
Human health management is dismally low in India, says T Jacob John, virologist and former professor at Christian Medical College, Vellore
India’s mysterious diseases: What is NCDC doing?
There is enough evidence to show that National Centre for Disease Control on diseases is not equipped to deal with the country’s …