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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…

Five-year-old girl dies of suspected dengue, villagers stage rasta-roko
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Five-year-old girl dies of suspected dengue, villagers stage rasta-roko

Mysuru: Angry residents of Jayapura village near here, protesting against the apathy of Health Officials and Gram Panchayat following the death of a five-year-old girl due to suspected dengue fever, staged a rasta-roko by blocking the Mysuru-H.D. Kote Road yesterday. The deceased girl has been identified as Akanksha, daughter of Kumar of the village. Akanksha,…

‘Delhi, Mysuru home for dengue’
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‘Delhi, Mysuru home for dengue’

Bengaluru: The national capital Delhi and the culture city Mysuru have become home to dengue, remarked Health Family Welfare Minister Ramesh Kumar. Coming down hard on the local officials, he said that it is due to their inefficiency that the dengue fever is spreading. As soon as the rainy season started, there was an increase…

Dengue outbreak: Corporators demand proper waste segregation
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Dengue outbreak: Corporators demand proper waste segregation

Mysuru: The rapid rise of vector-borne diseases in city over the last two months was elaborately discussed at the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council meeting held yesterday at Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar Hall in the MCC premises. Corporators urged Mayor M.J. Ravikumar and MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha to take measures to ensure proper waste segregation and…

Dengue: The Dilemma and the Drama
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Dengue: The Dilemma and the Drama

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD There is no denying the fact that our city is facing the very real problem of thousands of people suffering from a very rampant wave of fevers that frequently end in much morbidity and even mortality. Almost every household has someone who has recently gone through or is going…

Dengue awareness held at MCC Ward 56
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Dengue awareness held at MCC Ward 56

Mysuru: Continuing their awareness campaign to sensitise the residents on the measures to be taken for preventing dengue and other vector-borne diseases, the Department of Health and Family Welfare and MCC today undertook a door-to-door campaign at Nehru Nagar near Sathagalli KSRTC Depot, coming under MCC Ward 56. Forming four teams, students of Shantaveri Gopala…

Suspected dengue fever claims two lives in Mysuru, Ch’nagar
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Suspected dengue fever claims two lives in Mysuru, Ch’nagar

Mysuru: Two kids have died of suspected dengue fever in Mysuru and Chamarajanagar. Jaishnavi (7), daughter of Prakash, a resident of Gayatripuram 2nd Stage in Mysuru, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for suspected dengue fever since three days, passed away at the hospital after failing to respond to the treatment. It…

District Health Officials claim no dengue deaths in city
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District Health Officials claim no dengue deaths in city

Mysuru: The Vector-borne Diseases Report released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare records 256 cases of dengue in the last six month (up to June 27, 2017). However, neither the District Administration nor the health department is willing to confirm whether there are any deaths due to dengue. On the contrary, they are…

Boy dies of suspected dengue; DHO denies dengue death
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Boy dies of suspected dengue; DHO denies dengue death

Mysuru: Just hours after District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. B. Basavaraju declared yesterday that Mysuru city has not witnessed a single death due to dengue since 2014, a boy from Gokulam died of severe fever. The boy died at 11.20 pm on Monday (June 5)suffering from severe fever and here too, the DHO denied that…

Woman dies of suspected dengue in Nanjangud
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Woman dies of suspected dengue in Nanjangud

A 25-year-old woman from Nanjangud died yesterday of suspected dengue. She has been identified as Gayathri, a resident of Srirampura Layout in city. She was admitted with high fever to Apollo BGS Hospital in Mysuru where she succumbed. It may be mentioned here that there are several cases of suspected dengue including areas like Neelakantanagar…

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