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: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?

A middle-aged man has died in Mumbai on the evening of Monday, June 25. The BMC’s health officials suspect that the man died after contracting leptospirosis. The death occurred at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital. Last year, leptospirosis claimed the lives of three people

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?This could become the first case, where leptospirosis has claimed the life of a person during on-going monsoon season The monsoon in Mumbai has now already set. For the month of June, the island city has witnessed the second highest rainfall in the past 10 years. But apart from this Mumbai, has witnessed its first […]

#MumbaiRains: Here’s what you need to do if you waded through waterlogged streets

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued health guidelines as a precautionary measure, as symptoms of these diseases can be visible only after a few days. So, if you have waded through rainwater already, or in coming days you might have to make your way through waterlogged streets, don’t forget to take these medications for your better health

#MumbaiRains: Here’s what you need to do if you waded through waterlogged streetsThe monsoon arrived in the city with a bang. Mumbai witnessed its first spell of monsoon on Saturday. And as far as the condition of the roads was concerned, the visuals were pretty much the same as every year. The roads were waterlogged, and yet again the claims of BMC were washed away. Many Mumbaikars […]

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you out

Mumbaikars can now find a public toilet nearby with the ease of just one click. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has uploaded information regarding all public toilets in the city on Google Maps. It will guide you by showing public toilets which are in your vicinity

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you outLocating a public toilet in a city like Mumbai is like searching for a needle in a haystack. As the number of toilets are very few. But now, Google will help you to find the exact location of nearby public toilets. Just search it on Google and you will surely find it. Since the last […]

Here’s how to manage a sore throat and prevent infections

Sore throats can be painful and annoying. Fortunately, most sore throats are caused by a minor illness and go away without medical treatment. The best way to prevent sore throats is to avoid the germs that cause them and practice good hygiene. If a sore throat is persistent, you must see a doctor

Here’s how to manage a sore throat and prevent infectionsThe last two months of 2017 brought along cold winds and the city experienced the chills, a sure sign that winter was here. Although the festive season has ended and the New Year has begun, Mumbai has also experienced a shift in temperature conditions; it remains a fluctuating weather timetable. Due to the impact of […]

Know why these Mumbaikars shaved off their head

Cancer is often referred to as a very painful disease. As a Christmas Santa, two volunteers from a childhood cancer Centre shaved off their heads to make the children suffering from cancer feel good and smile

Know why these Mumbaikars shaved off their headChristmas is for spreading smiles and much awaited joy. To make these cancer survivor children happy, two volunteers from Access Life Assistance Foundation shaved-off their heads as a gesture to help other children feel that they aren’t alone. “We were equally surprised and glad to see our care-takers do this for our children. The smiles […]

Fortis Hospital conducts walkathon to raise awareness on organ donation

The initiative motivates Mumbaikars to support the cause of organ donation. It is aimed at helping address India’s current organ donation rate of 0.5 person per 10 lakh individuals  

Fortis Hospital conducts walkathon to raise awareness on organ donationTeams across Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai organised the ‘More to Give’ walkathon on Sunday, which is part of the national initiative aimed at sensitizing communities about Organ Donation. The Mumbai edition of the walkathon was flagged off by actress and activist Gul Panag, Rajesh Pradhan, IPS, Deputy Inspector General, Mumbai and Neil Somaiya, Municipal Councillor from […]

BMC launches toll-free number for noise pollution

Noise pollution in Mumbai is increasing and it adversely affecting health. Still, songs are played loudly in the processions and parties without thinking about other’s health. So, the question arises is, where to complete about noise pollution. As a solution, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has launched a toll-free number

BMC launches toll-free number for noise pollutionThe noise pollution in Mumbai has increased in the past few years. Reasons- firecrackers, of vehicles, Dolby sound and DJ. This can affect the health of Mumbaikars. To curb noise pollution, BMC has launched a toll-free number. The municipal administration said that complaints regarding illegal posters, banners, constructions and so on, can be given on […]

Mumbai: B’wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to haze

Mumbaikars can empathise with the issue raised by these actresses, as this is the reality that the city has been facing since the past few days. Also, symptoms of respiratory diseases get aggravated in this season. Patients who are already suffering from allergy, asthma can have a difficult time

Mumbai: B’wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to hazeThe air quality has always been a matter of concern in Mumbai, especially in the months just before the onset of winter. Now two Bollywood actresses, namely, Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha have raised this issue on the platform of Twitter. They have also claimed that they are experiencing health hazards due to the poor […]