NCP leader Supriya Sule diagnosed with dengue

NCP leader Supriya Sule on Thursday said she has been diagnosed with dengue and was advised rest by doctors

NCP leader Supriya Sule diagnosed with dengueDue to sudden weather change, the experts are warning that cases of dengue and viral fever can witness a spike in and around the Pune region. NCP MP Supriya Sule is diagnosed with dengue and has informed people through social media that she is unwell. “Although I have been diagnosed with dengue and advised bed […]

Dengue: Pune Municipal Corporation issues notices to 900 housing societies over stagnated water

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has sent notice to 900 housing societies during this monsoon period. The stagnated water in these societies is becoming a cause of concern. The PMC has also issued preventive measures for dengue

Dengue: Pune Municipal Corporation issues notices to 900 housing societies over stagnated waterThe Pune Municipal Corporation has stepped up its action on establishments, mainly housing societies, as well as bungalows, and commercial establishments that are not taking adequate measures to check mosquito breeding. The health department has issued notices to owners of properties found with stagnant water. This year, in an attempt to keep the number of […]

Cases of dengue highly underestimated in Pune, finds study

In its first of such kind, a Pune-based study has revealed that there is underestimation of dengue cases in the city. While the city registers a few hundred cases a year. The survey has revealed that the actual presence of infection is far more. Different reasons have also been highlighted for its underreporting

Cases of dengue highly underestimated in Pune, finds studyThe study which is supported by the Indian Council of Medical Research and published in the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal, estimates that over eight per cent of the city’s population, which is about close to 60,000 people, could be exposed to the dengue virus. The study found an overall ‘high disease burden’ of dengue […]

Mumbai: Dengue affects average three Mumbaikars each day, one casualty per month

Within the jurisdiction of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at least three cases of confirmed dengue patients are reported each day and 37 cases of suspected dengue are reported daily as per the averages and information provided by the BMC to RTI activist Anil Galgali

Mumbai: Dengue affects average three Mumbaikars each day, one casualty per monthRTI activist Anil Galgali  had sought information about the details of patients afflicted by Dengue in the past 3 years. The BMC’s Public health department provided Galgali with information pertaining to years 2016, 2017 and up to 11th November 2018 a period spanning 35 months. It also provided the information about the confirmed dengue cases […]

Nashik: August witnesses steep rise in dengue cases

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has seen highest number of dengue cases with the total reaching up to 113 patients this month. In all, 226 patients have been detected with dengue since January, this year. Two deaths have been confirmed due to dengue

Nashik: August witnesses steep rise in dengue casesWhile dengue cases are increased attempts are being made to reduce this number. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the carrier of dengue virus and it lays its eggs in pools of stagnant fresh water. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Jairam Kothari, Nashik Municipal Corporation’s Health Department’s Medical Officer, said, “Caution is being taken so […]

Mumbai: BMC to prepare database of Dengue, Malaria patients

In 2017, Mumbai witnessed a rise in Dengue and Malaria cases. Around 17 people lost their lives due to dengue. Since 2015, till February 2018, as many as 97 people fell prey to dengue in Maharashtra. In order to curb the rising cases, the BMC has prepared an action plan

Mumbai: BMC to prepare database of Dengue, Malaria patientsThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to prepare a database of dengue and Malaria affected patients.  Doctors in the civic-run hospital will take the contact number and address of the patient suffering from dengue and malaria.  The data will be shared with the BMC on a regular basis. The officers from insecticide department will […]

2017: Maharashtra witnesses a sharp rise in dengue cases

Experts have attributed the prolonged monsoon as a key cause in the rise of dengue cases. Pune, Mumbai and Nashik were the top three cities with the maximum number of cases

2017: Maharashtra witnesses a sharp rise in dengue casesThe year 2017 has witnessed more number of dengue cases that the previous two years. While 2016 had seen 6,792 cases, till November 2017, the year has already seen 6,894 dengue cases in the Maharashtra. Experts are attributing the prolonged monsoon as the cause for rise in the total number of dengue cases, state officials […]

Pune: Dengue threat still looms over city

Although the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) health department has increased surveillance against the rising number of dengue cases, a huge number of cases are is still reported in the PMC

Pune: Dengue threat still looms over cityPune Municipal Corporation (PMC)’s health department is struggling with dengue cases with areas like Yerwada, Kalas, Dhanori topping the list with maximum dengue deaths. The suspected patients in this month itself are 202 with five deaths, so far. According to the data given by the health department, after Yerwada-Kalas-Dhanori, Kasbapeth, Vishrambaugh, Bhavani Peth and Dhole […]

Pune witnesses a decline in dengue cases, say doctors

Pune has registered 5,857 cases of suspected dengue during the course of this year. While October had seen 526 total dengue cases, over 423 patients have been tested positive with dengue in November, so far

Pune witnesses a decline in dengue cases, say doctorsAlthough the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) health department has increased surveillance against the rising number of dengue cases, yet a huge number of cases are is still reported in the PMC. However, this month has witnessed a decline in the number of dengue cases compared to the previous month; which marked the second highest number […]

B’day Bash: 4 Pune friends organise a blood donation camp

While most of us choose to throw a lavish birthday bash, these four friends from Pune chose to set an example with a novel idea of organising a blood donation camp which will help tackle blood shortage. Thus, saving precious lives

B’day Bash: 4 Pune friends organise a blood donation campIt would be a rather unusual birthday bash for four friends from Pune, who have come up with a unique idea. They want to celebrate their birthdays collectively on October 29, by organising a blood donation camp. Since dengue is on the rise, there has been a shortage of blood bags in Pune. Owing to […]