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At least 15 cases of the dangerous, vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria, has been reported during the first week of August in Hyderabad, India, according to a Deccan Chronicle report today. The children...

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More than 250 people have been sickened with diarrhea in the village of Niphad, Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, according to a Times of India report. The outbreak, to which the source and etiology...

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The Japanese encephalitis outbreak in India has killed more than 150 people to date and health officials fear this number could rise. According to a report in The Peninsula today,  102 people have died...

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The malaria outbreak in the northeast Indian state of Tripura has caused more than 100 deaths in the past two months prompting calls of “medical negligence” from some opposition groups in the...

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Four people from Koraput district, Odisha, India have been hospitalized and treated for anthrax infections after allegedly consuming a sick goat, according to a Times of India report. “Patients...

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The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health confirmed today (June 10) a case of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Carbapenemase-producing...

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The Indian capital of New Delhi has reported a large jump in measles cases over the past quarter, according to an Indian Express report today. Most cases are seen in children from the congested areas...

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The Indian capital is reporting a spike in the viral childhood disease, chickenpox, particularly in adults, with approximately 300 cases reported, including one fatality, according to an Indian Express...

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January 13, 2011. That is the date one year ago today, when a 2-year-old girl in the West Bengal state fell ill of the crippling disease polio. That was the last case of polio in India. Moreover, calling...

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A stray street dog that had terrorized an Indian village last week biting at least seven people found its most bizarre fate. His latest victim, a 30 year old laborer from a village on the outskirts of...