News:Delhi government has said that the government’s campaign to get people to invest 10 minutes every week to stop dengue mosquitoes from breeding has led to just 356 cases of Dengue compared to 650 in 2018. Facts: About Dengue: According to the World Health Organisation, Dengue is a vector-borne disease transmitted by the bite of… Continue reading Dengue

Explained: What is a notifiable disease?

Recently,South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC) has initiated the process to notify malaria as notifiable disease. A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities.  This will allow authorities to gather information to monitor the disease, and provides early warning of possible outbreaks.  The process will also help the… Continue reading Explained: What is a notifiable disease?