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Yemen: Cholera epidemic

After reporting more than 7,000 additional cholera cases in the past day, health officials report the case tally in the Yemen epidemic has reached 200,420 suspected cholera cases, including 1,310 deaths since Apr. 84 more words

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Sisodia seeks removal of DIP director for not launching Dengue awareness

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has again sought action against the director of the Directorate of Information and Publicity (DIP) for “not following” his direction to launch awareness campaign about chikungunya and dengue in the city. 204 more words

Clinical trial begins for Chikungunya Vaccine # short stories

New Delhi :  Bharat Biotech said on Monday that the first phase of human clinical trial of the indigenously  developed chikungunya vaccine is underway in India to evaluate its safety, tolerability and immunogenicity. 36 more words

Bharat Biotech has begun chikungunya vaccine Phase I trial

The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has begun a Phase I human clinical trial of the indigenously developed chikungunya vaccine three months ago. The vaccine uses a killed virus. 240 more words

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Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes less capable of spreading Zika, chikunguya

With conventional vector controlling measures against dengue- and Zika-causing Aedes aegypti mosquitoes failing, several countries have started caged and even open field trials using genetically modified mosquitoes. 458 more words

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Pakistan: Chikungunya Update

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Pakistan, the Sindh Health Department has reported 627 suspected cases of the mosquito borne disease in Karachi since May 1, according to a Pakistan Today report Saturday. 72 more words

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