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Saturday, March 3, 2012

India : Dengue back in Kalamchuin

Via IBN Live :

" The dengue scare is back in Kalamchuin village.

The first case was reported on Friday from the village, the epicenter of the disease last year. Sources said Binodini Dehuri (36) was suffering from fever for some days and developed other complications. She was rushed to Ayush Hospital at Bhubaneswar on March 1 where she tested positive for dengue.

Confirming the case, the Chief District Medical Officer RN Behera said a team of doctors from Angul will examine the patient at Ayush.

Another team will be sent to Kalamchuin, he added.

The incident has since spread panic in Angul-Talcher area where nearly 25 deaths were reported last year. The total toll in the state stood around 80."

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