As per the statistics, there was no case of kala-azar, acute encephalitis syndrome and Japanese encephalitis in Chandigarh in the last few years.

With the monsoon ready to drench the city, the Jagraon Municipal Council is yet to carry out fogging.

Two people died of heat stroke in the city last week, taking the total number of heat-related deaths this season to three.

The Ministry of Health has issued an alert on disease outbreaks in several counties.

NEW DELHI: The government is set to streamline the rules for blood donation for safety of both patients and donors.

With the monsoon only a couple of days away, officials of the Pune Municipal Corporation’s health department have identified 89,896 mosquito breeding spots in the city.

The cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between mid-July and November-end, but this period may stretch up to mid-December.

Worried over the change in climatic conditions and its impact on the health of residents, the Delhi government's health department is preparing a road map on how to deal with the seasonal changes i

Heavy rains and floods have heightened cholera and chikungunya outbreaks across Kenya, the UN says in its report.

The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to involve students in spreading information on prevention and control of vector-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya.