19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The national capital on Sunday continued to reel under the chikungunya outbreak, its worst in the last six years, even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made a fervent appeal to all to shun politics and jointly tackle the menace of vector-borne diseases on a war-footing.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The number of fatalities due to chikungunya complications has risen to 15 in the national capital as two more deaths were reported on Saturday from a hospital in the city which is battling the outbreak of the vector-borne disease.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: There seems to be no respite from the viral onslaught in Delhi where chikungunya cases have mounted to over 2,600, with 1,568 of them being recorded in the last one week.
20 Sep 2016
India's fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of the first Test against New Zealand starting September 22 as he is recovering from viral disease chikungunya.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The WHO on Thursday called for strengthening India's disease surveillance network by engaging private healthcare sector more for reliable counts of cases of dengue and chikungunya, which have claimed over 80 lives and affected more than 50,000 people across the country.
15 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday urged people not to panic over the spread of chikungunya and said the disease by itself rarely causes death. Jain told the media that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government was not satisfied with the efforts undertaken by the BJP-controlled civic bodies to fight the breeding and spread of mosquitoes.
14 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Chikungunya is taking its toll in Delhi, with at least ten deaths due to the vector-borne disease reported in the last two days, including one on Tuesday in the national capital where its number of cases have climbed to over 1,000 this season.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: It's not only the common people who are down with chikungunya and dengue here in the national capital; even the doctors are suffering from the vector-borne diseases, leading to staff crunch in the city hospitals.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: While the national capital is reeling under serious epidemics of chikungunya and dengue, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia is seen having a gala time in Finland. The vector-borne disease has so far taken 11 lives and the number of cases has climbed to over 1,500 this season.
13 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The brawl between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is not new. The latest incident came to the fore when Kejriwal shrugged off from all responsibilities when the absence of Health Minister Satyendra Jain was question by a tweeterati during the time when masses in the capital is suffering from the serious outbreak of chikungunya, dengue and other viral diseases.