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Anup Anvikar | End to malaria in sight: India edging close to the finish line

Malaria has been a major public health concern in the country for decades, with high numbers of cases and deaths reported each year

26 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

On world mosquito day, here are 5 modern solutions to stay safe from mosquitoes

Mosquito repellents made out of paper is now possible thanks to the advancement of technology

17 Aug 2021 9:02 PM

School children discover ancient family recipe with antimalarial properties

Scientists, school kids discover family soup recipes having antimalarial properties: Study.

20 Nov 2019 10:46 AM

Malaria harder fight due to climate change

Climate change hampers progress on fighting epidemics: Global Fund.

23 Oct 2019 7:30 PM

Malaria can now be treated with psoriasis drug

Drug for treating psoriasis can be used to treat malaria, finds study.

20 Sep 2019 1:01 PM


Anaemia can lead to cause of dengue

Study says anaemia may contribute to the spread of dengue.

17 Sep 2019 9:43 AM

Cure for malaria: Antarctic sea sponge may hold answer

Antarctic sea sponge may yield treatment for malaria.

12 Sep 2019 9:10 AM

T'gana govt should declare health emergency: BJP state prez on outbreak of dengue, malaria

Telangana BJP State president Dr K Laxman on Saturday expressed concern over the outbreak of dengue and malaria.

11 Sep 2019 12:30 PM

Malaria can be effectively eradicated from India

A new report offers a unique solution to tackle the rampant disease.

10 Sep 2019 6:02 PM

Arvind Kejriwal's '10 hafte, 10 baje, 10 minute' leads the way in fight against dengue

New Delhi used to witness no less than 20,000 dengue cases on average each year, has seen AAP launch two-front attack against dengue.

10 Sep 2019 2:56 PM


Creating awareness about malaria on World Mosquito Day

Of all the countries hit hard by malaria, India has made the greatest progress.

20 Aug 2019 6:21 PM

3 dead, 404 dengue and malaria cases detected in Dakshina Kannada

‘In last 3 weeks, there is spike in number of patients admitted to hospitals due to viral fever,’ Dy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil said.

21 Jul 2019 5:47 PM

Toxins from botox family could cure malaria

Could botox cousin reduce malaria by selectively targeting mosquitoes?

29 Jun 2019 12:08 PM

Warmer climate can lead to rise in malaria infection

Climate warming may increase malaria risk in colder areas.

28 Jun 2019 10:59 AM

Men, school-going children more vulnerable to malaria

Study also showed that when households have an adequate supply of treated bed nets, these gender and age disparities shrink.

13 Dec 2018 7:16 PM


Faltering malaria fight should refocus on high-risk countries, says WHO

The plan involves making better use of detailed data to target areas where widespread use of indoor spraying would have a greater impact

20 Nov 2018 9:50 AM

Hunt the malaria bug - a new game for sniffer dogs

The extreme sensitivity of dogs in detecting odours is being recognised in efforts to combat other diseases too.

30 Oct 2018 12:14 PM

More than 2K cases of dengue-like illness in October

The ‘organic pesticide’ costs Rs 1,940 per litre and the civic body will need 2.18 lakh litres, arriving at a total cost of Rs 42. 72 crore.

17 Oct 2018 2:09 AM

Death of Malaria: Scientists wipe out whole colony of mosquitoes in new experiment

The results mark the first time this technology has been able to completely suppress a population.

26 Sep 2018 8:23 AM

100 cases of dengue recorded in one week

While the total number of dengue cases this year till Sept. 8 stood at 147, it rose to 243 by Saturday.

18 Sep 2018 12:51 AM