The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Maharashtra Government to provide medical screening facilities at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus among passengers arriving from affected countries, on the lines of existing amenities at Mumbai and Delhi airports.
Fifty confirmed cases of dengue have been reported in Punjab so far this year, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Surjeet Kumar Jayani said on Wednesday.
The number of people infected by the Ebola virus disease in West Africa reached 4,269 on Wednesday.
Smoking in public could earn a person a fine of 20,000 rupees as suggested by the expert panel set up by the Health Ministry on tobacco control.
Teenagers under 17 who use cannabis daily are 60 per cent less likely to complete high school or get a degree than peers who have never taken the drug, researchers said on Wednesday.
Ban Ki-moon will hold a high-level event later this month to spur international efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Ebola is threatening the very existence of Liberia as the killer virus spreads like “wild fire”, the defence minister warned on Tuesday, following a grim World Health Organization assessment that the worst is yet to come.
The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has jumped by almost 200 in a single day to at least 2,296 and is already likely to be higher than that, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
Sweden on Tuesday launched a life science and healthcare platform in India with an aim to promote sustainable best practises in the sector.
DDA and Delhi Technical University are among several institutions in the capital that have been penalised for failing to check breeding of dengue mosquitoes on their premises. According to a report released today, nine VIP challans have been issued by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) after positive breeding were found at their premises.