Jalpaiguri (India)

Type: City
Name: Jalpaiguri (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 26.530001
Longitude: 88.709999
population: 107,843
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

India: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Minister says situation under control

Via The Hindu: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Minister says situation under control.Even as two more deaths because of encephalitis were reported in north Bengal over the past 24 hours, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya said on ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

I am from the Northeast but I am not Mowgli

Does the Rajdhani Express go to Assam?” I thought I had heard something wrong. When the question was repeated, I knew I heard it right. My blood boiled. But my conscience got the better of me as I realised that the person may genuinely not know much about ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

India: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down on piggeries

Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down on piggeries. Excerpt:With six more deaths reported in the last 24 hours in North Bengal, the toll in encephalitis outbreak reached 117 Saturday. Minister of state for health Chandrima Bhattacharya ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

India: North Bengal encephalitis toll 111, CM suspends three health officials

Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 111, CM suspends 3 health officials.As the toll in cases related to encephalitis in north Bengal rose to 111 with three more deaths reported Friday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suspended three senior health ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

New India rail holiday includes Darleejing Himalayan Railway

Date Posted: 25/07/2014A new India rail holiday offers travellers the chance to ride the country’s last three remaining two-foot gauge railways.The 20-day Great Little Trains of India tour from Ffestiniog Travel includes the Neral to Matheran line near ... [Published Group Leisure - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

India promoting railway tourism

As part of efforts to promote railway tourism and improve infrastructure, the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Railway in India have gotten together to identify railway stations which need to be improved to cater to tourists.In order for this to happen, ... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

India: In Jalpaiguri, little government help for encephalitis zones

Via NDTV: In Jalpaiguri, Negligible Government Help for Villagers in Encephalitis Zones. Excerpt:Jalpaiguri:  An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis and suspected encephalitis in North Bengal has claimed over 100 lives in seven districts, with the majority ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

India's encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples flood hospital lab

Via The Times of India: Encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples flood hospital lab. Excerpt:JALPAIGURI: A day after North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb announced opening of fever clinics at seven district hospitals, the diagnostics laboratory at ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular trains through world’s landscapes

PUT down your smart phones, and look out the windows — sometimes the best part of a journey is the journey itself.After an 11-day, six-country rail route was launched this month by the Shanghai Railway Bureau, travelers are increasingly enthusiastic about ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

India: 102 encephalitis deaths in North Bengal

Via The New Indian Express: 102 Die Due to Encephalitis in North Bengal.KOLKATA: Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till today. "Around 102 people have died so far," West Bengal Director ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

India: 49 people die of Japanese encephalitis in Bengal

Via the Deccan Herald: 49 people die of Japanese encephalitis in Bengal. Excerpt:A total of 49 people have died of Japanese encephalitis in the last 12 days in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here, a top health official said. "So far 49 patients ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

India: Encephalitis kills 25 in West Bengal

Via ANI News: Encephalitis kills 25 in West Bengal.Encephalitis syndrome looms large over West Bengal killing around 25 people while 70 others are undergoing treatment in the hospital. In the past few days, the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 17 2014]

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...  Swarnali Dasgupta, the auxillary nurse in charge, tells us, "If people come here with symptoms of encephalitis, we give medicines for three days. If that doesn't work we do a blood test and refer people to a bigger hospital."  On this subject, Deutsche Welle has a good background article on India's encephalitis outbreak: the key facts
...We cannot let the samples lie unexamined as lives depend on them," he said. On Monday, Jalpaiguri Sadar Hospital alone tested 113 blood samples. "Luckily, there was no malaria found and on examining patients we found they were not positive to encephalitis either" said Susanta Roy, superintendent of Jalpaiguri Sadar Hospital. On Tuesday the hospital sent the sample of a child to NBMCH...
I said instead: "No, the Rajdhani goes only till New Jalpaiguri. On the Assam-Bengal border, we get off and take a bullock cart!"
...He said the hospital would provide funds to civic bodies to procure mosquito repellant and spray it in the municipal areas. "We have also decided to vaccinate pigs so that the endemic can be arrested. We have written to a government body at Madurai on this" Satpaty said

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Country to receive support for infrastructure d... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 28 2014]
India: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Min... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
I am from the Northeast but I am not Mowgli [Published Mid Day - Jul 27 2014]
India: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
India: North Bengal encephalitis toll 111, CM s... [Published H5N1 - Jul 26 2014]
New India rail holiday includes Darleejing Hima... [Published Group Leisure - Jul 25 2014]
India promoting railway tourism [Published ETurboNews - Jul 25 2014]
India: In Jalpaiguri, little government help fo... [Published H5N1 - Jul 24 2014]
Syndrome mystery in viral fight [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 24 2014]
India's encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples fl... [Published H5N1 - Jul 23 2014]
I am from northeast... but I am not Mowgli! (Co... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 23 2014]
Suspected viral outbreak kills 106 [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
Encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples flood hosp... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Spectacular trains through world’s landscapes [Published Shanghai Daily - Jul 22 2014]
India: 102 encephalitis deaths in North Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 22 2014]
India: 60 encephalitis deaths in North Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 21 2014]
Human-elephant conflict: Bengal considers South... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 21 2014]
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India: Six more encephalitis deaths in West Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 21 2014]
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India: 47 people die of Japanese encephalitis i... [Published H5N1 - Jul 19 2014]
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Discover India by rail and steam [Published Easier - Jul 18 2014]
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PRO/AH/EDR> Japanese encephalitis & other - ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jul 17 2014]
India: Encephalitis kills 25 in West Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 17 2014]
Encephalitis kills 25 in Siliguri [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 17 2014]
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India: 30 die of encephalitis in West Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 15 2014]
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India: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Min... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
Via The Hindu: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Minister says situation under control.Even as two more deaths because of encephalitis were reported in north Bengal over the past 24 hours, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya said on ...
India: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down on piggeries. Excerpt:With six more deaths reported in the last 24 hours in North Bengal, the toll in encephalitis outbreak reached 117 Saturday. Minister of state for health Chandrima Bhattacharya ...
India: North Bengal encephalitis toll 111, CM s... [Published H5N1 - Jul 26 2014]
Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 111, CM suspends 3 health officials.As the toll in cases related to encephalitis in north Bengal rose to 111 with three more deaths reported Friday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suspended three senior health ...
India: In Jalpaiguri, little government help fo... [Published H5N1 - Jul 24 2014]
Via NDTV: In Jalpaiguri, Negligible Government Help for Villagers in Encephalitis Zones. Excerpt:Jalpaiguri:  An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis and suspected encephalitis in North Bengal has claimed over 100 lives in seven districts, with the majority ...
India's encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples fl... [Published H5N1 - Jul 23 2014]
Via The Times of India: Encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples flood hospital lab. Excerpt:JALPAIGURI: A day after North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb announced opening of fever clinics at seven district hospitals, the diagnostics laboratory at ...
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