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Diarrhoea is one of the foremost killer diseases worldwide. Promoting awareness and utilisation of ORS can save million lives.
Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fevers (DHF) are acute febrile diseases which occur in the tropics. Know how to prevent yourself from it.
Dengue fever has been on the rise in India and many states in the country are drastically affected by it. It is spread by the vector called Aedes mosquito, which breeds on still water in many cities that gets collected after the end of summer.
There is a little-known mosquito-borne disease that’s spreading like wild bushfire in Brazil as you read. The Zika virus, which made its way to Brazil recently, may be triggering a serious health crisis in the country.
Contrary to what you may think it is, copycat disease is not the perpetual habit of wanting to copy people. It is a bacterial infection called melioidosis, which is hard to detect because it copies other diseases.
Dengue has a sudden onset with symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands and rashes. The presence of fever, rashes and headache along with other symptoms is particularly characteristic of dengue.
During monsoon, it is particularly important to guard against the disease. Diarrohea, as we all know, is a condition in which we experience frequent watery stools (loose stools).
Around 10 people in Kerala have died due to Nipah virus. World Health Organization defines Nipah virus (NiV) infection as a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe diseases in both animals and humans.
If we follow the trend of this disease, the number is three to four times more than 2009, said Dr N K Yadav, health officer, MCD.
Dengue changes dress code in DU, especially those on south campus. See how students wear dresses which help them protect themselves from deadly monsoon diseases.