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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Mumbai : Malaria claims two more lives, July toll 13

Via Times of India, more malaria cases being reported, excerpt from the article :

" MUMBAI: Two more people - a 45-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman - died of malaria in the city on Sunday and Monday, taking the death toll to 13 this month. The man, a resident of Worli, was hospitalised on July 19 and succumbed to the disease on Sunday.

According to the BMC report, he was an alcoholic and thus could not be saved. The woman was a resident of Sewri. She was admitted to hospital on Sunday with high fever and died on Monday. The total number of deaths due to monsoon-related ailments has reached 21 this month."

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