Intestinal infectious diseases Current Affairs, GK & News
The National Deworming Day (NDD) is an initiative of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to make every child in the country worm free. The day is observed every year on 10th of February to tackle worm infections among pre-school (anganwadi) and school-age children across India. On 8th of February 2019, Union Health ..
Topics: Albendazole • Ascaridida • Deworming • Helminthiases • Helminthiasis • Infectious diseases • Intestinal infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • Neglected diseases • sanitation • Sth
El Tor is a particular strain of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of cholera. It is also known as V. cholera biotype eltor, it has been the dominant strain in the seventh global pandemic. A recent study has found that this highly virulent and drug resistant form of cholera strain, originated from a ..
Topics: Cholera • El Tor • Gram-negative bacteria • Infectious diseases • Intestinal infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • Pandemic • Vibrio • Vibrio cholerae • Vibrionales • Waterborne diseases