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Hospitals record 777 cases of gastro in June

Residents of Mumbai are facing monsoon ailments such as stomach flu, viral fever, cold and cough.

02 Jul 2019 7:46 AM

Kerala faces shortages of 'rat fever' drug

Transmitted via the urine of infected animals, its symptoms include muscle pain and fever.

05 Sep 2018 2:44 PM

Flood-hit Kerala faces shortages of ‘rat fever’ drug

Suspected cases of leptospirosis, known locally as ‘rat fever’, has climbed to 800 since mid-August, a health ministry spokesman said.

05 Sep 2018 9:29 AM

Kerala battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century

Leptospirosis rarely spreads from person to person and can be treated with common antibiotics.

04 Sep 2018 2:03 PM

‘Dengue, lepto, gastro taking toll on state’

Dengue, leptospirosis, gastroenteritis and H1N1 flu have wreaked havoc in Maharashtra, according to Dr Deepak Sawant, state health minister.

13 Aug 2018 2:03 AM


‘Leptospirosis’ cases up from 59 to 97 this year

Of the victims, two are teenagers and the rest are above 27, according to BMC officials.

02 Aug 2018 2:33 AM

Protesters attack cops, MSSF staff in police station

The attack left two constables and three MSSF staffs injured.

23 Jul 2018 2:22 AM

Lawyer draws attention to leptospirosis preparedness

Since the onset of monsoon this year, the city witnessed three leptospirosis-induced deaths.

05 Jul 2018 3:01 AM

15-year-old succumbs to leptospirosis

The leptospirosis bacteria is found in the urine or excreta of infected animals such as rats, cattle and dogs

27 Jun 2018 2:28 AM

1,300 beds reserved in civic hospitals

The hospitals have been instructed to keep adequate diagnostic kits for conducting tests for dengue, malaria, chikungunya and leptospirosis.

02 Jun 2018 1:17 AM


How civic bodyhalts spread of diseases

For this, the civic body has appointed NGO volunteers to conduct this activity and issue notices wherever larvae are found.

23 Mar 2018 6:54 AM