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Monday, March 7, 2011

Unknown disease kills 104 people in Yemen

An article from KUNA :

" A mysterious disease has claimed the lives of 104 people in the Yemeni western province of Al-Hadida, a health official said here Sunday.

The disease kills people in just two days, and its symptoms include acute bleeding, rapid kidney failure and a significant rise of temperature, followed by a quick coma and sudden death, Director of the Yemeni doctors and pharmacists guild, Najib Malhi said in a statement.

Until this moment, doctors in the country cannot diagnose the illness, of symptoms that differ from the locally-common Dengue fever, caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

The Yemeni cabinet, two weeks ago, announced Al-Hadida, "a province infected with a strange disease," tasking the health minister with the role of increasing locate to explore its cause and remedy."

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