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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

India : Dengue claims 3rd life in Delhi

An article from Central Chronicle :

" An 11-year-old boy has died of dengue in the Capital, taking the total number of people succumbing to the disease to three.

Municipal Corporation of Delhi Health Committee Chief V K Monga said one Anikesh died of dengue in Jaipur Golden Hospital on Friday.

''Anikesh was a resident of Om Vihar area of Narela zone and was admitted to the hospital three days before he died,'' Dr Monga said today.

With this, three people have lost their lives due to the disease so far in this season. Two of them belonged to Delhi while one was from Bihar, Mr Monga said.

Moreover, 63 fresh dengue cases were also reported, taking the total number of patients affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 863."

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