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Karnataka: Over 350 students affected due to outbreak of scabies at residential school

A suo moto case was registered against the residential school due to improper standards of hygiene

Published on 1st December 2023

Tamil Nadu: 33 school students affected after viral allergic outbreak

The students complained of an itch on their hands but the situation worsened when it turned into a swelling

Published on 25th August 2023

Dengue outbreak at South Asian University (SAU) worries students

The campus is surrounded by grass, making it a haven for mosquitoes, students claim

Published on 11th August 2023
Conjunctivitis in Arunachal Pradesh

Conjunctivitis outbreak leads to schools closure in Longding district, Arunachal Pradesh

According to the doctors, the disease is highly contagious and may spread from one infected person to another

Published on 24th July 2023

#WhatTheFAQ: India-made eye drops leading to vision loss, infection in US? Is this the first of such mishaps?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against using an eye drop made in India. What is the problem?

Published on 4th February 2023

New research centre to come up at IIT Madras to track virus outbreaks in city

The centre is established under the International Centre for Clean Water and is set to test the wastewater in the city for indicator organisms and chemicals


Published on 9th May 2022

IIT Mandi researchers believe that these states will be worst affected by Omicron and this wave of COVID

According to the study, the hotspots of the pandemic in India have been states with high international migration and districts located close to large water bodies

Published on 6th January 2022

Educational institutions in Odisha are fighting COVID-19 cluster outbreaks 

Dr SK Mishra, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), informed that at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sargipali, 36 students and one employee had tested positive on January 4, 2022

Published on 6th January 2022

Twenty students test COVID positive in Hassan, Karnataka govt is on high alert with outbreaks

Recently, more than 280 persons were tested positive for COVID in Dharwad's SDM Medical College

Published on 30th November 2021

Over 22 million infants missed their first dose of measles vaccines in 2020: WHO

The Director of WHO's Department of Immunisation, Vaccines and Biologicals said that evidence suggests we are seeing the calm before the storm as the risk of measles outbreaks continues to grow

Published on 11th November 2021

At least 32 children dead in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district after a suspected dengue outbreak, schools close till September 6

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who had visited some dengue patients in the district on Monday, said 32 children and seven adults have died till now

Published on 31st August 2021

Is Delhi's St Stephen's College handling the COVID outbreak on campus properly?

Student volunteers have also said that they are satisfied with the institution's response to the COVID outbreak while others were concerned about the reliability of the reports

Published on 7th April 2021

No new cases of Coronavirus in Mumbai's Dharavi for the first time since outbreak

Dharavi once reported highest COVID cases on daily basis. It has an area of over 2.1 square kilometres and a population of about 10,00,000, which makes Dharavi a densely populated area

Published on 26th December 2020

Major outbreak of coronavirus inside IIT Madras, campus placed under lockdown

The IIT Madras has issued an official circular on Sunday informing shutting down of all departments and facilities with immediate effect

Published on 14th December 2020

Social isolation amid COVID-19 outbreak linked to high blood pressure: Study

The most common reasons for admission were chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, abdominal pain, fever, cough, and hypertension

Published on 21st November 2020

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