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Quantum leap of Dengue cases in June triggers panic among public
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Quantum leap of Dengue cases in June triggers panic among public

Mysuru: The spread of vector-borne diseases in and around city has created panic among the public with an apprehension that if the spread of virus was not contained, it could lead to a catastrophe and an irreversible situation. At the District Surveillance Laboratory, out of 1,917 blood samples of suspected dengue patients, 321 were confirmed…

Suspected Dengue: Youth dies in Pandavapura
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Suspected Dengue: Youth dies in Pandavapura

Pandavapura: An 18-year-old youth has succumbed to suspected Dengue fever in Pandavapura. The youth has been identified as K. Manju, son of Krishnegowda of Beerashettalli in the town and a first year Engineering student at BGS College of Engineering in Bellur, who had recently written the exams and had returned home on Monday. Manju, who…

Ex-Minister Ramdas holds blood donation camp to help Dengue patients
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Ex-Minister Ramdas holds blood donation camp to help Dengue patients

Mysuru: In the wake of rise in Dengue and other vector-borne diseases in city and  District, former Minister S.A. Ramdas had organised a blood donation camp at K.R. Constituency BJP office on Sunday, in which hundreds of BJP workers, RBI employees and members of various associations and organisations donated blood. The camp followed Ramdas’s recent…

Another suspected Dengue death in city
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Another suspected Dengue death in city

Mysuru: It seems the scare of spread of Dengue continues to loom large in the district despite continued effort by the civic authorities to arrest the spread of the deadly disease. A six-year-old boy Manish Raj Urs from S. Doddapura village in T. Narasipur taluk, who was admitted to a private hospital in city last…

Dengue fear drives demand for mosquito nets and bats
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Dengue fear drives demand for mosquito nets and bats

Mysuru: Generally, demand for mosquito nets and mosquito killing bats are low round the year. But thanks to the spread of dengue and other vector-borne diseases in city, demand for mosquito nets and other related products have gone up. And shopkeepers are not complaining. While there is a steady demand for mosquito coils and repellent…

Rally marks Dengue prevention awareness campaign in city
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Rally marks Dengue prevention awareness campaign in city

About 100 volunteers and members of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Allah Ke Bandey Foundation, took out a dengue prevention awareness rally this morning from Millennium Circle (LIC Circle) which was flagged off by AIMIM Mysuru President Nabeel Mohammed Khan. The members and volunteers, who first went on a padayatra till Bal Bhavan, later…

Viral fever deaths continue to haunt Mysuru and Mandya
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Viral fever deaths continue to haunt Mysuru and Mandya

Mysuru: Even as the district authorities in Mysuru and Mandya have been claiming that there was no dengue deaths and the disease situation was under control, deaths due to viral fever has become a regular affair. A cause of concern is many patients from villages surrounding districts are getting admitted to various government and private…

To-be-bride dies of suspected dengue
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To-be-bride dies of suspected dengue

Mandya: A 22-year-old girl, whose engagement was held about 15 days back, succumbed to suspected dengue fever at a hospital in Bengaluru yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Rekha (22), daughter of Chowdegowda and Doddathayamma couple and residents of Bidarahosahalli village in Mandya. Rekha, who was suffering from fever since about five days, was…

School kids take out awareness rally on dengue prevention
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School kids take out awareness rally on dengue prevention

Mysuru: Following the rise in suspected dengue and other viral fever cases in city, the District Health and Family Welfare Department has formed nine Rapid Response teams to go door-to-door and create awareness, which was launched recently. Awareness rallies through various Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in city are conducting awareness on prevention and control of…

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