Rain catches Gurugram off guard on dengue plan

Rain catches Gurugram off guard on dengue plan

GURUGRAM: A meeting to discuss vector-borne diseases in view of the monsoon was postponed again even as another suspected case of dengue was reported on Friday, bringing the total number of such cases in Gurugram to 13, a senior official of the health department said. The meeting was scheduled to take place last month, but […]

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UK viral meningitis patients suffer delays

UK viral meningitis patients suffer delays

An observational study in the UK shows patients with suspected viral meningitis wait an average of 17 hours for a lumbar puncture test to rule out whether they have the deadly bacterial infection or not. Viruses are the most common cause of meningitis in adults aged 16 and older in the UK. Sufferers of viral […]

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