Scrub typhus, encephalitis, malaria are other reasons, says multi-centre study

Nearly seven out of 10 malaria cases in Tamil Nadu were reported from Chennai in 2017, according to data from the directorate of public health.

Clerics in Patna signing vaccination pledges, camps after sunset for children of migrant workers in Maharashtra, boat clinics in Assam taking the booster shot to remote locations

CHENNAI: It was not just dengue cases that went up in Tamil Nadu during the 2017 epidemic.

Jaipur/Kota: Two more persons from Keshoraipatan town of Bundi district tested positive for Japanese encephalitis (JE) in state.

Simply destroying mosquito eggs has proven not to be effective in the control of the menace.

The persistent transmission of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in Taiwan necessitates exploring the risk factors of occurrence of Japanese encephalitis (JE). The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between meteorological factors and the incidence of JE in Taiwan. We collected data for cases of JE reported to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) from 2000 to 2014. Meteorological data were obtained from the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau.

Michael H Merson has led a number of training programmes to strengthen the capacity of scientists in Russia, China, India and South Africa to undertake research on HIVAIDS prevention.

60 per cent of affected children belong to the OBC category.

Access to medical hubs, better staff and awareness drive must to solve issue

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