Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Interglobe Aviation Limited Vs Union of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Secretary & Others dated 29/11/2019 regarding disinfecting of aircraft with passengers on-board.

The Nipah virus returned to Kerala for the second consecutive year after the 21-year-old college student from Ernakulam district was tested positive for the virus in early June.

Global collaboration and sharing data on public health emergencies is important to fight the spread of infectious diseases.

Uíge — At least seventeen new positive HIV / AIDS cases were reported in the city of Uíge during the Unitel Health Fair.

Pune: Four more people succumbed to swine flu in the state in the past three weeks, taking the toll this year to 189 till June 27, according to the latest report by the state health department.

Growing political attention to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) offers a rare opportunity for achieving meaningful action. Many governments have developed national AMR action plans, but most have not yet implemented policy interventions to reduce antimicrobial overuse.

The health ministry, headed by KK Shailaja which worked overtime during the crisis last year, activated safety protocols at the hospital in Ernakulam and has sent a team of top medical officials to

Nipah Virus: The disease spreads through fruit bats or ‘flying foxes,’ of the genus Pteropus, who are natural reservoir hosts of the Nipah and Hendra viruses.

Screening recommended for recovered persons regardless of age or smoking habit

A status check by the TB control unit of the PMC showed that out of 710 private hospitals/ nursing homes, 24 were reporting TB cases while six laboratories out of 406 were sending the information.

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