Dengue Cases Rise To 775 As Rainwater Yet To Recede From Parts Of Bihar
Sunday, October 6, 2019, 2:27 PM
Around 170 people were tested positive for dengue in Bihar on Saturday, adding to the over 600 cases that have been registered across the state following heavy rain last week. At least 80 per cent of the 775 dengue cases have been reported from Patna alone, officials said. The municipal authorities have launched a fumigation drive to counter the mosquito-borne diseases from spreading further.
Dengue vaccination in India from next year: ICMR
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 8:15 AM
Dengue vaccination will be introduced in India early next year on a demonstration basis in areas where the prevalence is high, a senior official of the Indian Council of Medical Research said. A serosurvey in this connection has been done recently in more than 15 states including West Bengal, and the report was published in the medical journal, Lancet Global Health, the official said.