Aug 7, 2022
Today we will talk about Black Fever disease in our Current Affairs discussion. Elevate your UPSC CSE preparation with this detailed article and find the topic's relevance to the UPSC syllabus.
For Prelims: Kala-azar, Visceral Leishmaniasis, Black Fever, WHO
For Mains: Public Health Issues, Kala-azar or Visceral Leishmaniasis, The National Kala-Azar Elimination Programme
Also read our yesterday's edition of Current Affairs on Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities
Recent surveillance has detected at least 65 cases of black fever or ‘Kala-Azar disease in West Bengal, despite it having been eradicated from West Bengal.
What are the causes of the spread of Kala-azar or Black Fever Disease in tropical developing or underdeveloped countries? Briefly analyze the situation in India.
Source: The Indian Express
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