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Saturday, July 31, 2010

India : Malaria claims 18th victim in Mumbai in July

Via NDTV :

" Mumbai: A 33-year-old man has died in Mumbai due to Malaria, taking the death toll due to disease in the city to 18 in July, health officials said.

The deceased, a resident of Parel in central Mumbai, was admitted at KEM hospital on Thursday and died on Thursday night.

More than 3,500 patients - 3,759 patients to be precise - are admitted at various hospitals due to malaria, officials said, adding, 170 patients were admitted on Friday.

Meanwhile, a 35-year-old man died due to Leptospirosis, taking the death toll to seven this month.

Sixty-seven patients have been admitted at various hospitals due to Lepto, the officials said adding that 20 persons have been admitted to various hospitals with swine flu symptoms."

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