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Friday, December 3, 2010

Malaysia : Elderly man dies of dengue

Via New Straits Times :

" GEORGE TOWN: A 60-year-old man died of dengue at the Penang Hospital here early yesterday.

The victim, Lok Ah Leak, was one of three dengue patients from Air Itam here who were warded at the hospital.Lok, a vegetable seller at the Tanjung Bungah wet market, had been warded since Nov 11.

A hospital spokesman confirmed that Lok died of cerebral haemorrhage and lung infections.

Meanwhile, state health, welfare, caring society and environment committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said another patient, B. Nadarajah, died of Influenza A (H1N1) on Monday."

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