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Chennai, June 13 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu health department in a mega vaccination drive against Covid -19 has inoculated 13.83 lakh people on Sunday. The drive which is the 30th mega vaccine drive in the state that commenced on September 12, 2021, was held at 1 lakh centres. According to the Tamil Nadu health department data, the […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (BPNS) A 39-year-old woman, Sabitha died of Scrub Typhus disease in Parassal, Thiruvananthpuram district. She was suffering from the disease for the past fifteen days and passed away today morning. Ashwathi, a fifteen-year-old girl, died at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district due to Scrub Typhus on Thursday. She was awaiting the results of […]

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New Delhi, Jun 11  A single-day rise of over 8,000 fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded in the country after 103 days, pushing India’s infection tally to 4,32,13,435, while the count of active cases jumped to 40,370, according to Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. A total of 8,329 new coronavirus cases were reported in a […]

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Chennai, June 11 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu health department has sent missives to district collectors of  Chennai, Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Tiruppatur, Tiruppur, Madurai, Myladuthurai, and Theni for increasing the vaccination rate and to coordinate with the district health officials as vaccination rate is low in these districts. With the mega vaccination drive on June 12, Sunday with […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, June 10, BPNS With the state having a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, the health department has decided to strictly monitor influenza-like-illness (ILI) and severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) cases. The state for the fourth straight day had more than 2000 cases, as Friday recorded 2,471 cases. With this, the active case tally rose […]

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Chennai, June 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will hold a mega vaccination camp in the state on June 12. The state will have 1 lakh centres to conduct vaccination, the state health department in a statement said. 1.64 crore people in Tamil Nadu are yet to take the vaccine in the state and the state public […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, June 9, BPNS For the third straight day, the state had more than 2000 fresh cases of Covid-19. With this, the active case tally is rising in the state. On Thursday, 2415 Covid cases were newly reported. At the same time, dengue, leptospirosis, and scrub typhus cases were also spiking in the state. Commenting […]

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Chennai, June 9 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu Medical Service Corporation (TNMSC) has blacklisted pharmaceutical company Abbot healthcare for five years. This is due to the fact that it had hidden the fact that it was banned by the Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) and Employees State Insurance Corporation. The TN Medical service corporation received a complaint […]

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Dileep V. Kumar/Thiruvananthapuram, June 8(BPNS) For the state which is dealing with a fresh wave of Covid-19 infections, the rise in dengue and leptospirosis cases has come as a double whammy. To handle the same, the state health department is planning to bring in school children to spread awareness against the diseases. For that, it […]

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Puducherry, June 8 (BPNS) The Union Territory of Puducherry has joined hands with Vitamin Angels India, a charitable organization to prevent malnutrition and child mortality. Office of the Chief Minister of Puducherry in a statement said that the NGO Vitamin Angels will extend technical assistance to frontline health workers of the territory and provide uninterrupted […]