South Sudan launched a yellow fever vaccination campaign in Sakure, Nzara County Gbudue State to vaccinate nearly 20 thousand people, after the declaration of an outbreak in the area in November 20

While no fresh cases of malaria have been reported, three cases of chikungunya-- two in February and one in March-- have been recorded this year.

MUMBAI: Bombay high court has, in an interim order, stayed the Maharashtra government's two-and-half-year-old directive capping the price of dengue tests at 600.

JAIPUR: Even in winters, dengue has taken toll on the health of the people in the city. So far this year, 93 persons have already been tested positive for dengue in the city.

A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool in the global fight against the disease, researchers said.

Libyan authorities recorded the first malaria infection in more than 30 years, a local official said Thursday.

KOCHI: With mosquito density in different places in the city going up, cases of communicable diseases such as dengue have been reported from many areas.

Dengue fever is a major public health concern in many parts of South-East Asia and South America and its prevalence in Africa is thought to be expanding.

Zanzibar's anti-malaria campaign is paying off, with research showing a drop in transmission of about 94 per cent.

No fewer than 102 people have been confirmed to be positive with Lassa fever, in addition to 15 deaths recorded in Ondo State between January and February.

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