Awaiting approval for its dengue vaccine in India, French drug major Sanofi today said it has shared data with authorities here about the risk of administering its vaccine to patients who have not

KOLKATA: North Kolkata's first dengue victim of the season died on Sunday even as she and her family were waiting for the confirmatory blood test report from a KMC clinic, a TOI investigation has r

The mosquito-borne viral disease usually dips at this time of the year

The 2016 Liberia Malaria Indicator Survey (LMIS) report released yesterday by the Ministry of Health (MOH) has revealed that the infection rate still remains high despite progress being made by the

The Philippines launches probe after Sanofi reveals WHO-approved dengvaxia aggravates symptoms in some cases

Health officials examine serum samples of 49,702 patients

KOLKATA: A sliding platelet count may spell danger for dengue patients, but it's not just the low number of platelets that indicates a threat to life, experts say.

KOLKATA: The death of a home maker in Kolkata on Sunday morning sparked tension in the hospital with the relatives running amok in the hospital's HDU (high dependency unit), scuffling with the medi

LONDON (Reuters) - The largest genetic study of mosquitoes has found their ability to resist insecticides is evolving rapidly and spreading across Africa, putting millions of people at higher risk

More than 445,000 people were killed by malaria in 2016, and a shortage of funds has resulted in the fight against the disease stalling, according to a World Health Organization report.