In India, dengue circumstances have seen a steep rise in each second 12 months based mostly on the obtainable sources from the final 5 years.
Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharti Pravin Pawar, mentioned within the Rajya Sabha that based mostly on the information obtainable for the previous 5 years, it has been seen that the variety of circumstances was greater in 2017 (1,88,401), 2019 (2,05,243), and 2021 (1,77,695), as in comparison with 2016 (1,29,166), 2018 (1,24,493), and 2020 (44,585).
Pawar was replying to a query on whether or not there was a rise within the circumstances of vector-borne ailments like dengue, malaria and chikungunya 12 months to 12 months within the nation. She mentioned in her reply that the circumstances of dengue noticed a spike each second 12 months.
‘In India, the total number of dengue cases reported in each of the alternate years has come down gradually.’
However, chikungunya has proven a blended pattern within the nation, mentioned Pawar, including that the variety of confirmed circumstances was 26,364 in 2016, 12,548 in 2017, 9,756 in 2018, 12,205 in 2019, 6,324 in 2020 and 10,553 within the present 12 months.
The evaluation of malaria circumstances reported for the previous 5 years confirmed that the numbers declined on a steady foundation yearly — 10,87,285 in 2016, 8,44,558 in 2017, 4,29,928 in 2018, 3,38,494 in 2019, 1,86,532 in 2020, and 1,26,375 within the present 12 months.
So it can’t be mentioned that there was a rise within the circumstances of vector-borne ailments 12 months to 12 months, Pawar knowledgeable the House.