Ahmedabad: Waterborne diseases have been reported to be on the rise in the city. Two fresh cases of Cholera have been reported in the civic body-run hospitals last week. According to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), 5 cases of cholera have been reported till date. The Health Department officials claim that cases have been reported […]

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In a major crackdown since March this year, the drug regulators of seven states have alleged that 27 medicines — sold by 18 major drug companies in India including Abbott India, GSK India, Sun Pharma, Cipla and Glenmark Pharma — are of “substandard” quality, citing grounds such as false labelling, wrong quantity of ingredients, discolouration, moisture […]

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As many as 35 students of the Government Lower Primary School at Manchegowdana Palya on the outskirts of Bengaluru, fell ill on Monday after drinking milk served under the Ksheera Bhagya scheme. Some were treated as outpatients at the Primary Health Centre, while others were admitted to the district hospital in Ramanagaram after they complained of stomach pain. “The condition […]

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The Trichy Corporation has turned its focus on the residents of the Natharsa Mosque area following the outbreak of suspected jaundice among children in the past one week. The reason for the sudden spurt, however, is yet to be ascertained. Fourteen children in the age group of three to five years have fallen sick in a week’s time in […]

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OUTBREAK of dengue in Barbil Municipality in the district has led to panic among the people. At least 67 cases have been reported in the last three days. After getting information on the fever spreading rampantly in the area, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) has sent a health team to take stock of the situation. The team […]

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One more person died of suspected dengue fever in the district as the deadly disease continues to hit several people.Vasanth Naik, 26, son of Ramanna Naik, residing at Bandadukka, who was undergoing treatment for the last one week, died at a private hospital in Mangaluru the other day, taking the toll due to the disease after the onset […]

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There were six times more leptospirosis cases reported between January and June this year, when compared to the same period last year, according to the recent data released by the civic body. This year, there have been 30 cases so far as against 5 last year during the same period. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease […]

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