Tag: Dengue

Dengue cases spike: 638 cases reported from January 2022
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Dengue cases spike: 638 cases reported from January 2022

October 20, 2022

Health Department conducts house-to-house awareness on disease prevention Mysore/Mysuru: While COVID-19 cases have shown a steep decline, there has been a considerable increase in dengue cases in Mysuru. Heavy rainfall and cold climate have contributed to the spike in cases. The Health Department has asked the people to be wary of a possible dengue outbreak,…

Dengue claims life of 8-year-old girl
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Dengue claims life of 8-year-old girl

October 13, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: An eight-year-old girl has died of dengue in city yesterday. The deceased girl is Varshini, daughter of Venkatesh and Geetha couple, residents of Tilaknagar 13th Cross. Varshini was studying in second standard at a private school in city. Varshini, who began suffering from fever five days ago, was taken to a clinic, where the…

Dengue cases on the rise in city
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Dengue cases on the rise in city

August 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Along with COVID-19 cases, which are increasing silently, people with symptoms of cold, cough, fever, body pain, headache has also increased. With weather fluctuating, children, senior citizens and others have fallen ill resulting them thronging both Government and Private Hospitals to avail treatment. Though cold, cough and fever is common in the months of…

320 Dengue cases reported in District: DHO
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320 Dengue cases reported in District: DHO

July 15, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the threat of vector-borne diseases looms large owing to mosquito menace following incessant rainfall that the district is witnessing since the past few days, DHO Dr. K.H. Prasad has asked the people to take necessary safety and precautionary steps. Speaking to presspersons near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here yesterday,  Dr. Prasad said…

Surveillance on to control Dengue
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Surveillance on to control Dengue

June 14, 2022

Health Department launches ‘100 days, 100 houses – Aedes aegypti-free’ campaign Mysore/Mysuru: While rains bring a pleasant break from hot days, they also can lead to an outbreak of dengue. Amidst another spike in COVID-19 cases, there is a gradual fear spreading among the public about dengue. The Health Department has asked the people to…

108 dengue cases, two deaths recorded in Mysuru district
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108 dengue cases, two deaths recorded in Mysuru district

November 17, 2021

Clean water tanks and sumps once a week to prevent mosquito breeding: DHO Mysuru: Continuous rains and stagnation of rain water in almost all places in the district, have resulted in breeding of mosquitoes which may give rise to dengue cases. Hence it is important to clean the overhead water tanks, underground water sumps at…

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…

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