LUCKNOW: Vaccination drive for Japanese Encephalitis (JE)

India has continued to report cases of wild poliovirus and acute flaccid paralysis throughout the 2000s. Indeed, in 2009 the numbers of both exceeded the totals for 2008, by 26% and 9.5%, respectively. Confirmed wild poliovirus cases are increasingly concentrated amongst Muslim children and localised in western Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

A multiple drug-resistant (amoxycillin + clavulanic acid, ampicillin, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone) Salmonella enterica serovar Virchow was detected in a fresh milk sample out of the 58 samples collected from different dairies in and around Bareilly. Although present only in one

Alleging gross swindling of funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) in UP, Congress national general Digvijay Singh claimed to have thrashed out a one-year programme to expose the corruption in which Chief Minister Mayawati and her cabinet colleagues allegedly indulged.

Corbett Tiger Reserve (Ramnagar): The Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) authorities have made no serious attempt to find out the causes for the deaths of 13 tigers, six leopards and 17 elephants that perished in the Corbett landscape in the last three years.