Tag: Dengue

Awareness rally marks ‘Anti-Dengue Month’
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Awareness rally marks ‘Anti-Dengue Month’

July 22, 2019

Mysuru: As part of the ‘Anti-Dengue Month,’ an awareness rally on Control of Dengue was organised by the office of the District Vector-Borne Diseases Control Officer in city on Saturday. The rally, which was flagged off by Corporator Seema Shoukath at HHMBG Primary Health Centre on Chamundi Hill Road, passed through Kurubarahalli Circle, Milk Dairy…

Spike in Dengue; eight confirmed cases in June
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Spike in Dengue; eight confirmed cases in June

July 10, 2019

Mysuru: There has been a slight spurt in Dengue cases in Mysuru and eight confirmed Dengue cases within city and rural limits. Climate change could increase the spread of the disease, say officials.  Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness which can cause fever, severe joint pain and internal bleeding. An entomological survey and inspections carried…

DHO gives tips on preventing Dengue outbreak
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DHO gives tips on preventing Dengue outbreak

June 9, 2018

Mysuru: With the onset of Monsoon, the Health and Family Welfare Department, in association with Columbia Asia Hospital, will launch widespread campaigns across the district to sensitise the people on the measures to be taken for preventing the outbreak of dengue and such other vector-borne diseases. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here this…

DC reviews dengue control in city
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DC reviews dengue control in city

August 16, 2017

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep chaired a review meeting on dengue called by National Vector Borne Diseases Control Project (NVBDCP) at his office here this morning. District Vector Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. Chidambara briefed about the instructions given by NVBDCP and gave a powerpoint presentation in this regard. Stating that controlling dengue and…

Five-year-old boy dies of suspected dengue
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Five-year-old boy dies of suspected dengue

August 16, 2017

Mysuru: A five-year-old child died of suspected dengue at a private hospital in city this morning. The deceased has been identified as Yeshwanth, resident of Malligepura located on KRS Backwaters. Sources said that Yeshwanth, a UKG student at St. Joseph School in Jayalakshmipuram, was admitted three-days back to the hospital and was tested positive for…

Girl dies of suspected dengue
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Girl dies of suspected dengue

August 13, 2017

Periyapatna: In yet another dengue death reported from across the district in recent days, a 7-year-old girl form a Periyapatna village died of suspected dengue on Saturday. The deceased girl has been identified as Krupa, daughter of Mamatha and Lohith couple of Doddahonnur village in the taluk. Krupa was a 2nd standard student of a…

Beware of this dengue mosquito !
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Beware of this dengue mosquito !

August 4, 2017

City artist Badal Nanjundaswamy, who is known to draw the attention of people and civic authorities through his street art, is at it again. This time, he has created a giant dengue mosquito to draw the attention of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities. His latest art has been created at Yadavagiri (Ward No. 34) on…

Only two dengue deaths reported in district
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Only two dengue deaths reported in district

August 2, 2017

Mysuru: Participating in the Zilla Panchayat meeting yesterday, ZP member Venkataswamy sought the remedial measures taken to tackle dengue and chikungunya in rural areas. In his reply, ZP CEO P. Shivashankar said that 450 cases of suspected dengue were reported in the district and out of 19 deaths, only two were confirmed as dengue by…

Dengue and brain fever: Two from Nanjangud admitted to NIMHANS
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Dengue and brain fever: Two from Nanjangud admitted to NIMHANS

August 1, 2017

Nanjangud: Two persons from Nanjangud taluk, who had developed dengue and brain fever, have been admitted to NIMHANS in Bengaluru. Those admitted are 19-year-old Shilpa of Hadya village and 23-year-old Andani of Sinduvalli in the taluk. The condition of both are critical, according to the doctors. Shilpa and Andani, who had developed fever, was brought…

Awareness rally on ‘Dengue prevention’
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Awareness rally on ‘Dengue prevention’

July 31, 2017

District Vector-Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. Chidambara, District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. Basavaraju, former Mayor T.B. Chikkanna and Corporator Jagadeesh are seen flagging off an awareness rally on ‘Dengue prevention’ from the Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) premises in Thonachikoppal here this morning. The medical, para-medical and other staff of the UPHC, carrying placards with…

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