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The post-Covid clinic at Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital | Photo: Simrin Sirur | ThePrint

As Covid cases spike again, Delhi govt tells hospitals to be prepared for dengue, malaria too

Delhi govt advisory details the tests hospitals should be ready to conduct, and directs physicians to give antiviral oseltamivir to all Covid patients if there’s a flu outbreak.
Representational image of health workers conducting Covid-19 tests in Maharashtra | Photo: ANI

How to handle Covid plus dengue, malaria or seasonal flu? Health ministry issues guidelines

Ministry tells physicians to keep a ‘high index of suspicion’ and ‘constant awareness’ of the possibility of co-infections of seasonal diseases with Covid-19.
File photo of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. | PTI

Manish Sisodia diagnosed with dengue after being hospitalised due to Covid

The Delhi Deputy CM was admitted to LNJP Hospital Wednesday from being under home-isolation. Sources said his platelet count has also dropped.
Dengue is caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito | Dado Galdieri | Bloomberg | File photo

Dengue antibodies could provide immunity against Covid, Brazil study suggests 

The study was conducted by researchers from the University of São Paulo in Brazil and Duke University, US. It is yet to be peer-reviewed.
Sanitation workers in Kavali mandal, Nellore district. | Photo: Special arrangement

Andhra villages see big drop in dengue, malaria, typhoid cases after pilot sanitation drive

Andhra govt data shows cases of seasonal diseases like dengue, typhoid, acute diarrhoea & malaria fell 97.4%, 96%, 81.7% and 50.4%, respectively, after the sanitation drive.
Dengue-causing Aedes aegypti mosquito

Infecting mosquitoes with bacterium Wolbachia cuts dengue spread by 77%, new study claims

Wolbachia trial carried out in Indonesia by scientists from World Mosquito Program of Monash University, Australia, & Universitas Gadjah Mada follows a decade of research.

Delhi govt’s anti-dengue campaign to begin from 1 September, says Satyendar Jain

The state govt had carried out a similar campaign last year. According to a municipal report, at least 48 malaria and 41 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi till 15 August.
Technicians conduct a Covid-19 test in Kolkata | Photo: Ashok Nath Dey | ThePrint

Covid-dengue ‘co-infections’ are Bengal’s new challenge as doctors say treatment very tricky

Bengal has started to see dengue infection in Covid patients. Doctors say they need to be very alert while handling co-infection cases. Mamata govt has issued guidelines.
Dengue is caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito | Dado Galdieri | Bloomberg | File photo

Covid lockdowns may be causing another virus wave — dengue fever

Singapore reported an average of 165 cases a day in the week through 13 June, a record which authorities said may herald the largest dengue outbreak in its history.
The Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. logo | Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Sun Pharma gets approval to test plant-based dengue drug for Covid treatment

Sun Pharma said human safety study of AQCH already completed, clinical trials will be conducted across 12 centres on 210 patients. The treatment duration will be 10 days.

On Camera

Donald Trump stands on the Truman Balcony after returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center | McNamee/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Why Trump is headed for defeat while fellow populists Modi & Erdogan thrive

It's too late for Trump to learn from Erdogan & Modi, his fellow elected demagogues who continue to win elections despite presiding over multiple political and economic disasters.

Kotak Mahindra Bank is exploring taking over IndusInd Bank

IndusInd, however, denied any sale talks, calling it a rumour. It said the bank’s founders reiterate their full support 'now and always'.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.