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Delhi HC Directs Local Bodies To Constitute Task Forces To Control Mosquito Breeding

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"You want to put the entire blame on excessive rain. That means we are then left to the Gods. That is only giving excuses," it said.

Delhi High Court Pulls Up Muncipal Corporation On Doubling Of Dengue Cases

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said dengue cases have doubled and if all the officials are working toward one goal, how is it that the numbers have doubled, or is it that the situation is beyond repair.


Government Tells Rajya Sabha, "It Cannot Be Said That Dengue, Malaria, Kala-Azar Spreading In India"

"The case fatality rate has remained at an extremely low level of 0.1 per cent since 2019,"

Dengue Cases In Delhi Mount To Over 7,100 This Year; 5,600 Cases Recorded In November Alone

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

On November 15, the city had recorded a cumulative total of 5,277 dengue cases, making it the highest number of cases of the vector-borne disease recorded in the national capital in a year since 2015.


Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Every year, the onset of monsoons brings with itself a host of diseases. A little carelessness about the symptoms of some of them proves to be life-threatening.

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Watch: Mosquitos Swarming Together In The Shape Of 'Tornado' In Buenos Aires

Outlook Web Bureau

The viral video of this unusual scene, was by a motorist on Route 74, has left netizens awestruck


01 December, 2020

India Recorded Largest Reductions In Malaria Cases In South-East Asia: WHO

PTI

Malaria deaths in India declined from about 29,500 in 2000 to about 7700 last year, the World Malaria Report 2020 said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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