chikungunya Archive

Zika: We must be ready for the long-haul. Commentary by WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan

On 1 February 2016, I declared that the Zika outbreak sweeping through the Americas was a public health emergency of international concern. That was not an easy call. But looking back, it was the right one. At that time, the disease itself, long dismissed as an obscure medical curiosity, could hardly be described as “extraordinary”,

With Monsoon Arrive a New Set of Health Woes: Doctors at Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon Report Rise in Viral, Bacterial Infections

Multispecialty, Paras Hospital, Gurgaon talks about some common disease prevalent during monsoon and measures to prevent them With high humidity coupled with heat, bacterial, viral and fungal infections become common Gurgaon, July 2015: The monsoon season is a time for some much-needed relief from the scorching hot summer months, but it is also a time