Malawi government says a vaccine against malaria could be a vital new tool in the fight against the debilitating illness as the Ministry of Health starts immunising children in the world's first la

MUMBAI: The BMC may soon demolish dilapidated structures located within four of mill lands in central Mumbai as officials say these have turned into breeding grounds for mosquitoes and led to a per

Tanzania on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of dengue fever, saying the business capital, Dar es Salaam, has reported 252 cases.

NEW DELHI: Besides early implementation of measures to prevent breeding of mosquitoes, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has come up with a year-long detailed action plan for 2019-20 that clearly d

At least six dengue cases have been reported in Delhi this year, four of which were in March, even though the vector-borne disease is usually reported between July and November, according to a muni

Children under five years will this month start receiving malaria vaccine in Mangochi under the pilot Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP) by the district health office and College of Me

The Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, NCDC, has confirmed 23 new cases of Lassa fever including 4 deaths.

The Director, Disease Surveillance, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, Nefisat Ikerodah, said on Monday that 12 people died of Lassa fever in the area between January and March.

Abuja — Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 117 people have so far died since the outbreak of lassa fever disease this year, while five more deaths and 15 new cases were confir

Up to a billion additional people - including many in North America and Europe - could be exposed to mosquito-carried viruses including dengue fever and Zika virus by 2080 if the climate continues

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