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Mysuru City hospitals grapple with viral fever cases

The reports of widespread vector-borne diseases is sending shivers in city. Private and Government hospitals are full with patients with viral fever. While people having severe fever are being admitted as ‘in patients’, those having mild fever, headache and feverish symptoms are being treated as ‘out patients’ as hospitals do not have adequate beds to…

No dengue deaths in Mysuru, claims DHO
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No dengue deaths in Mysuru, claims DHO

Mysuru: There is no single death in Mysuru due to dengue since 2014, said District Health Officer Dr. B. Basavaraju. He was addressing reporters at a press conference in city this morning. “Since 2014, no single death has been reported due to dengue and people need not panic as we have taken measures to combat…

City hospitals grapple with viral fever cases
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City hospitals grapple with viral fever cases

Mysuru: The reports of widespread vector-borne diseases is sending shivers in city. Private and Government hospitals are full with patients with viral fever. While people having severe fever are being admitted as ‘in patients’, those having mild fever, headache and feverish symptoms are being treated as ‘out patients’ as hospitals do not have adequate beds…

Fighting dengue: MCC, Health Dept. form Joint Rapid Response Teams
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Fighting dengue: MCC, Health Dept. form Joint Rapid Response Teams

Mysuru:  In the wake of dengue and other vector-borne disease scare in the city, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has constituted Joint Rapid Response Teams along with Department of Health and Family Welfare. The teams have been constituted across all nine Zones in city. The Joint Rapid Response Teams will comprise Health Officers, Environment Engineers,…

Dengue scare: MCC takes up fogging work
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Dengue scare: MCC takes up fogging work

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) this morning took up the fogging works at areas coming under Ward 37. Fogging works was taken following the death of a girl around 15 days back in the area. Corporator Rajalakshmi Shivanna had complained about the increase in number of fever cases in the area and had requested…

Officials on toes to combat dengue
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Officials on toes to combat dengue

Mysuru: Officials from the District Health Department and the health wing of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) are on their toes to prevent the spread of killer dengue that has already created panic in city. In the wake of cases of high fever being reported from across the city, especially from Janatanagar, Neelakantanagar, Jayanagar, J.P….

71 dengue cases reported in Mysuru since January 2017
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71 dengue cases reported in Mysuru since January 2017

Mysuru: Even as Health authorities are taking measures to prevent the outbreak of vector borne diseases, a total of 71 cases of dengue have been reported from across the district since January this year. According to District Vector Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. Chidambara, in all, 464 blood samples were tested for dengue, out of…

No dengue scare in city: DHO, private labs lack co-ordination
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No dengue scare in city: DHO, private labs lack co-ordination

Mysuru: Maintaining that there is no dengue scare in city, District Vector Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. S. Chidambara has said that 31 dengue cases have been reported from across the district from January 2017 till now. Speaking to Star of Mysore, Dr. Chidambara said, out of the 262 blood samples tested, only 31 were…

Avoid stagnation of water during rainy season
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Avoid stagnation of water during rainy season

 With the district receiving pre-monsoon rains, the District Vector-borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. S. Chidambar, in a press release, has requested people to avoid stagnation of water around the house, prevent accumulation of trash near house and keep surroundings clean to avoid breeding of mosquitoes responsible for spreading  of  diseases like  Dengue and  Chikungunya.

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