Private hospitals on the city outskirts in Ranga Reddy district are also seeing more cases of malaria.

Every monsoon season, waterborne or mosquito-borne diseases return to plague the mass not only in rural or less developed places, but also in big urban areas.This year, while report states that Sri

As in previous years, monsoon season this year has been accompanied by a surge in cases of vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya.

While Delhi is struggling hard to deal with the dengue and chikungunya menace, the rise in the cases of swine flu has put the entire nation on a red alert.

That mosquitoes and their larvae are not able to breed at King George's Medical University (KGMU) will now be the task of the 'Hospital Infection Control Committee' formed at KGMU on Tuesday.

Doctors and authorities now fear that the number of cases will rise with coming monsoon.

Dengue is caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which breeds during daytime in clear water.

A total 379 cases of swine flu have been reported till July 15, out of malaria accounts for 369.

With cases of vector-borne diseases surfacing early this year in the national Capital, the latest weekly municipal report has put the number of people diagnosed with malaria at 210 with around 26 n

Ahmedabad: A city which is already on the edge with three of the four Zika virus cases reported in the country cannot afford to be careless with its vector control programme.