Tag: Dengue

Teams formed to check Dengue in district: DHO
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Teams formed to check Dengue in district: DHO

May 17, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. P.C. Kumaraswamy said that separate teams have been formed to tackle dengue fever in the district. He was speaking during a demonstration on destroying larvae to control dengue, at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Nachanahalli Palya here on May 16 (National Dengue Day). DHO Dr. Kumaraswamy stressed on…

Situation under control in Mysuru, says DHO
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Situation under control in Mysuru, says DHO

September 14, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. P.C. Kumaraswamy, District Health Officer (DHO), has provided reassurance regarding the dengue situation in Mysuru, stating that dengue is under control in the district. With a surge in dengue cases across the State, the DHO shared insights into the situation in Mysuru District. He said that a total of 426 dengue cases have…

H.D. Kote youth dies of dengue in Africa
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H.D. Kote youth dies of dengue in Africa

July 4, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A teenager from Tiger Block, H.D. Kote taluk in the district, who had gone to South Africa on business has died of dengue fever. Efrahim (19), who had gone to South Africa recently for selling Ayurveda herbs was suffering from a bout of severe fever, for the past two days. When he went to…

‘Dengue fever can be fatal if not treated early’
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‘Dengue fever can be fatal if not treated early’

May 16, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the National Dengue Day is being observed across the country, it is often proved that a certain type of mosquito species known as ‘Aedes Aegypti’ is the culprit that causes dengue virus to spread. In order to create public awareness and educate the public on the deadly disease, National Dengue Day is…

Anti-Malaria like steps to check Dengue cases in Mysuru
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Anti-Malaria like steps to check Dengue cases in Mysuru

February 7, 2023

43 cases reported in district in Jan.; 10,000 tests targeted as intensified measure, says District Vector Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. S. Chidambara Mysore/Mysuru: Taking a cue from successful steps taken to control malaria cases, the District Health and Family Welfare Office has chalked out a plan to replicate the measures to keep dengue cases…

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…

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