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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With another monsoon season round the corner, the Health Department has found itself in a Catch-22 situation.

Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) have commenced investigation into the cause of widespread soot in Rivers State.

HYDERABAD: In a cause for concern, many babies admitted in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are bombarded with third and fourth generation antibiotics right from their birth.

CHENNAI: The state health department rolled out a new nine-month drug antibiotic regimen for drug-resistant TB instead of the old two-year course.

Specific to India, the report pointed out residential biomass burning was the largest individual contributor to disease burden.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An interim report of the first-ever dengue seroprevalence collaborative study being carried out by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state government is in the offing

CHENNAI: A simple gaffe in protocol for TB diagnosis is turning out to be fatal for patients who are going missing from the state’s records.

TRICHY: Tamil Nadu is one of the well-performing states in the country when it comes to healthcare system, minister for health and family welfare, C Vijaya Baskar said here on Saturday.

Imagine building a small pile of wood and kindling in the smallest room in your house, and setting fire to it.