Dengue fever is caused by the bite of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito. This female mosquito lays eggs in water containers and plants near your surroundings.

High incidence of dengue has been reported in the state for the fourth consecutive year.

HYDERABAD: While several cases of mystery fever have been reported from the city and parts of the state of late, the number of chikungunya cases (with similar symptoms) have seen a tenfold jump in

161 confirmed cases reported in district in the past 18 days

Dengue and other types of viral fevers continue to hit residents, with a number of patients thronging the local PGIMS as well as government and private hospitals in the district.

KOLKATA: An overwhelming 85% of dengue patients in Kolkata were affected with serotype II of the virus — considered the second most virulent of the four serotypes to which immunity is low in the ci

KOLKATA: Stung by more than 20 dengue deaths in Kolkata this year, the civic authorities have marked out areas that are at risk from the virus.

The weekly report released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Monday claimed 290 fresh cases of dengue reported in this week, taking the total confirmed cases to 1,310.

With 9,000 cases reported this season so far, the state is heading towards its worst dengue outbreak in years.

HYDERABAD: Contrary to the usual trend of the dengue season coming to an end in the month of October, this year the virus has become more active with 477 new cases being reported over the last fort

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