THE National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has approved two applications for HIV vaccine trials and malaria control sought by the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) and Macha Rese

Overhead tanks in concrete houses of the city are a breeding ground for malarial mosquitoes, but people living in such houses are less vulnerable to the disease, a study by the National Institute o

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

Nagpur: 2014. The year in which the city witnessed outbreak of dengue with 601 cases. Since then, the number of dengue cases has been on the decline.

Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.

AHMEDABAD: While civic authorities claim having intensified efforts to curb vector-borne diseases, data of AMC's health department shows that in 2017 alone, 9,277 people in the city suffered from m

There has been a drop in the number of vector-borne cases in 2017, as per the data released by the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday.

The minister of Health, Sílvia Lutucuta, said last Saturday that the programme - which will count on the contribution of the sectors of Environment, Energy and Water, Finance, Mass Media and Urbani

GOVERNMENT is concerned with the increase in malaria deaths in Manicaland this year, and is coming up with targeted interventions to complement the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise currently

Mutare City has been declared a malaria zone following a high incidence of the disease, which saw 3 200 positive cases being identified and the resultant 31 deaths during this malaria season, a cit

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