Mumbai witnesses drastic rise in cases of dengue

September has witnessed a rise in cases of the vector-borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. In total, 307 cases of malaria and 213 cases of dengue respectively, were recorded in civic-run hospitals. August recorded. The cases of dengue have shot up as they were just 82 cases of dengue in the  month of August

Mumbai witnesses drastic rise in cases of dengueThe city also witnessed 19 cases of leptospirosis this month. The number of deaths due to leptospirosis was one, while dengue also claimed one life. As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report on monsoon-related diseases: Diseases September 2017 September 2018 (Till 16 September) Malaria   849 307 Gastro   532 227 Hepatitis   105 […]

Mumbai: 804 cases of malaria recorded in August

As the monsoon has progressed over the country, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has released another health report on the list of cases of people suffering from monsoon related diseases. It has to be noted that August has witnessed a rise in cases of vector borne diseases such as dengue and malaria. In total, 804 cases of malaria and 82 cases of dengue were recorded in civic-run hospitals

Mumbai: 804 cases of malaria recorded in AugustAs the monsoon has progressed in Mumbai, the cases of leptospirosis, dengue and malaria have been on the rise. As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report on monsoon related diseases: Diseases August 2017 August 2018 (Till 15 August) August 2018 (Till 31 August) Malaria 1,048 415 389 Gastro 600 376 269 Hepatitis 140 81 […]

Union health minister reviews the flood relief measures in Kerala

We are sending the needed medicines and other supplies to the flood-affected state of Kerala assured J P Nadda

Union health minister reviews the flood relief measures in KeralaJ P Nadda, union minister for health and family welfare reviewed the flood relief measures with senior officials of the ministry. Senior officials of the health ministry briefed the union minister that government is closely monitoring the disease surveillance data for potential outbreak of epidemic prone diseases. A rising trend is indicated in cases of […]

#HealthOfKerala: High alert on leptospirosis issued in Kerala

The Directorate of Health Services, (DHS) Kerala, has issued an alert informing a sudden increase of leptospirosis cases in Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Malapuram and Kannur district of the state

#HealthOfKerala: High alert on leptospirosis issued in KeralaThe letter issued to government authority mentions that, ‘You may take this alert seriously and alert the entire clinical team of your district. Any fever with Myalgia (pain in a muscle) to be taken as leptospirosis and to be treated accordingly until further orders.’ The National Disease Control Program has also issued a letter to […]

Mumbai: 28 cases of lepto witnessed in the first half of August

As the monsoon has progressed over the country, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has released another health report on the list of cases of people suffering from monsoon related diseases. It has to be noted that August 2018, witnessed fewer instances of monsoon diseases in comparison with August 2017. The report provides information regarding the first fifteen days of the month

Mumbai: 28 cases of lepto witnessed in the first half of AugustSpeaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Padmaja Keskar, Executive Health Officer, BMC, said, “In comparison with August 2017, we have seen that there are no recorded cases of swine flu (H1N1 virus)  this year, whereas, in 2017 there were 122 cases of the H1N1 virus. A similar trend is notice with gastroenteritis and cholera patients. […]

Maha witness gastro outbreak in 20 areas, 10 deaths due to swine flu

According to Maharashtra government, 20 places in Maharashtra have reported gastro outbreak and the state government has ordered an investigation of the water samples in the rural areas

Maha witness gastro outbreak in 20 areas, 10 deaths due to swine fluTill now Maharashtra has witnessed 6 deaths due to dengue, and 2,194 case of dengue across the state have been reported. 10 people in the state have lost their lives due to swine flu, and overall 42 have been suffered due to it. Out of 136 people who have been suffering from leptospirosis, and 7 […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims sixth victim, this season

Tanmay Pradnye, a 16-year-old, Kandivali resident died on July 28 due to leptospirosis. Tanmay was admitted to Kandivali’s Amar hospital and was later shifted to a multi-specialty hospital. Tanmay was hospitalised for a week

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims sixth victim, this seasonTanmay had just cleared his SSC exam with 70 per cent, and had secured admission at Patkar College in Commerce stream. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Pankaj, Head of Amar Hospital said, “When Tanmay was brought to the hospital, his condition was very serious. He had a temperature for two-three days. He was […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fifth victim?

So far, this monsoon, four deaths have been reported due to leptospirosis. Sources inform that a fifth suspected death has occurred due to the zoonotic disease

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fifth victim?Three people had died due to leptospirosis in the month of June A 15-year-old boy from Kurla A 27-year-old man from Govandi And, a 21-year-old woman from Malad On July 13, a 17-year-old from Worli died due to the disease. The fifth victim was undergoing treatment for leptospirosis at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion Hospital, the person […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?

This is the fourth suspected death due to Leptospirosis. In the month of June, three Mumbaikars had died due to leptospirosis. The latest death due to leptospirosis is yet to be confirmed by the BMC’s Epidemiological death committee

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?A 17-year-old from Worli, Mumbai has suspected to have died due to leptospirosis in the city As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the teenager had walked through the flooded water in Worli Seaface and other areas The BMC has recently released the latest data of the monsoon-related disease in Mumbai. As per the data […]

Mumbai: Three dies of Lepto, 356 new cases of Malaria detected

The Mumbai city witnessed two spells of monsoon in June. Till date, in the ongoing monsoon season, three people lost their lives due to leptospirosis

Mumbai: Three dies of Lepto, 356 new cases of Malaria detectedThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has released the figures of monsoon-related diseases for the June month. In Mumbai, three people died due to leptospirosis in June 2018, while 356 new cases of Malaria are registered. Figures of Dengue and Gastro are also less compared to June 2017 As the monsoon has set its foot in Mumbai […]
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