About 33 per cent children who have still not been immunized in the state under its public healthcare programme are set to benefit by the vaccine’s launch.

Swine Flu reached epidemic proportions in January with 42 deaths and 1,946 cases reported in the city boundaries.

While the city is reeling under a sudden splurge of dengue cases with five deaths reported so far, data gathered from the civic authorities indicate that residential societies are responsible for 9

Mortality rate is declining but not enough to meet Millennium Development Goal.

India accounts for the maximum number of maternal deaths in the world — 17 per cent or nearly 50,000 of the 2.89 lakh women who died as a result of complications due to pregnancy or childbearing in 2013. Nigeria is second with nearly 40,000, stated the UN report on maternal deaths released on Tuesday.

Maharashtra fared the second best in the country after Kerala on maternal mortality rate (MMR) during 2010-12, but Mumbai has recorded a worrisome MMR of 158 this year.

Over 200 students studying at Anjuman Nurul Islam High School at Sakinaka, Andheri (East) took ill after eating the mid-day meal served at the institution.

Tests conducted on firecrackers by NGO Awaaz Foundation and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) have revealed that several companies are flouting Supreme Court directives on noise levels as

Shastri Nagar emerges as dengue den, reports almost half the cases in city

Mumbai : In just two months, 55 cases of dengue have been reported from Shastri Nagar in Goregaon West has reported. This is almost half the number of dengue cases the city has recorded since the onset of monsoon. On Monday alone, six cases of dengue were reported from here.