The Nipah virus infection starts with 3-14 days of fever and headache, followed by drowsiness, disorientation and mental confusion. The acute encephalitis then progresses to coma within 24-48 hours.
Railways fine vending contractor Rs 1 lakh after video suggests toilet water mixed in tea, coffee.. indianexpress.com
The video, which showed a vendor coming out of the Chennai Central-Hyderabad Charminar Express train toilet with tea and coffee cans, was being widely circulated on social media and it hinted at water being 'mixed' in the cans inside the toilet.
One medicine, five chemists, five price tags, from Rs 1,550 to Rs 255 — all at one hospital.. indianexpress.com
The pharmacies are crowded, and customers usually accept the brand that those manning the counters hand out to them. At all the shops, queries about other brands are met with: “Only this one is available with us”.
Just ahead of the baby’s delivery, the quack, following an ultrasound, told the mother that it would be a girl, but a son was born. The quack then allegedly cut the genitals of the baby and claimed before the family that a girl with deformities was born.
Kannur triple murders: Police claim 28-year-old killed daughter, parents because they came in way of her "lifestyle".. indianexpress.com
A top police officer involved in the investigation told IndianExpress.com that the 28-year-old woman had confessed, after 11 hours of questioning, to killing her daughter and aged parents by mixing a toxic chemical in their food.
Once again a baby has become the victim of extreme superstitious practice to cure illness. One-month-old Priyanshu has suffered burn injuries on his chest, after a woman put acid on him to cure pneumonia, in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. A woman, who claims to have powers to cure illnesses, has been arrested on Friday say police.
The recent supreme court ruling that having sex with a minor wife amounts to rape, could be a huge relief for underage girls in Rajasthan, where 6.3 per cent of the total women population between 15 and 19 years are already mothers or been pregnant.
According to the 2011 Census, 31.6 per cent of girls in Rajasthan were married before the age of 18. A more recent survey by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) 2015-16 pointed to an even higher number, with 35.4 percent of girls aged between 20 and 24 years getting married before attaining the legal age.