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Dengue spread slows as temperature dips (LEAD)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A sudden fall in temperature due to rain has brought hope to health officials in the capital that the spread of the dengue virus could be brought under control even as three more deaths were reported.

Friday, October 20, 2006 7:54:03 PM

Andhra Pradesh launches anti-mosquito operations
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Hit badly by three mosquito-borne diseases this year, Andhra Pradesh Friday launched 'Operation Dengue', a three-year programme, to stamp out the diseases from the state.

Friday, October 20, 2006 6:13:08 PM

Rains could mean fewer dengue cases, say doctors
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The sudden fall in temperatures due to rain has brought hope to health officials in the capital that the spread of the dengue virus could be brought under control.

Friday, October 20, 2006 2:58:02 PM

South African team meets HIV positive children
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The South African cricket team, who take on Sri Lanka at the ICC Champions Trophy match here Tuesday, took time out of their busy training schedule Thursday and met young fans afflicted with HIV/AIDS.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 10:53:52 PM

Eight die of dengue in India, five in Delhi (NIGHT LEAD)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In one of the worst days since the dreaded mosquito-borne dengue fever spread its tentacles in the country, eight people died Thursday, five in Delhi, taking the toll to 115.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 10:52:54 PM

Five more dengue deaths, toll reaches 112 (LEAD)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The death toll in the mosquito-borne dengue fever sweeping India mounted to 112 Thursday with five more deaths even as health officials were running out of options to check the spread of the virus.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 7:42:15 PM

Dengue toll touches four in Bengal, 500 affected
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Dengue has claimed four lives in West Bengal and affected about 500 people, health minister Suryakanta Misra said Thursday.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 5:39:31 PM

Two more dengue deaths, 61 new cases in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Two more dengue deaths were reported in the capital Thursday and 61 new patients were admitted to hospitals, with the viral disease giving no breather to citizens, doctors and civic authorities.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 1:34:02 PM

Patna doctor's home attacked
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) The home of a well-known doctor was attacked by a mob in the Bihar capital probably after his son got into a heated exchange with local residents, police here said.

Thursday, October 19, 2006 10:47:07 AM

Court says Venugopal to stay, medicos jubilant (LEAD)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday restrained the governing body of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) from removing its director P. Venugopal, sparking celebrations in the student community.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 8:58:15 PM

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