Dengue Fever

Dengue Season in Delhi and nearby areas continues every year from August till mid-November.

Dengue is spread by Aedes mosquito, which likes to bite during the day. To keep safe, it’s best wear full-sleeve clothes, and full-length pants during the whole day.

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Prevention and Home Remedies for Loose Motions

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With the advent of summer, loose motions are a common problem. They most commonly occur because of an infection of the intestines.

Prevention

  • Most cases of loose motions occur because of infection from contaminated food and water, mostly after eating out. It is best to avoid uncooked items whenever you eat out – curd preparations, salads, chutneys, juices – these are often contaminated and can lead to infection. Well-cooked and steaming hot food should be safe.
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This Year’s Flu Vaccine is Here: Should I Get a Flu Shot?

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Seasonal flu or influenza is generally a mild illness, but it can lead to complications and even death. Most deaths due to influenza occur in 65+ years of age, but young healthy people can also develop severe complications.

The flu vaccine or flu shot provides protection against the 3 most common strains of influenza virus circulating in that particular season. This protection lasts for about a year.

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