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Monday, September 27, 2010

Malaysia : Pahang records second dengue death

Via The Star :

" KUANTAN: A 23-year-old trainee beautician died from dengue fever on Saturday, making her the second to die in Pahang.

Yap Woan Jen, of Jalan Haji Ahmad, succumbed to the illness at the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital here at 10.11am after she failed to regain consciousness.

The victim was first warded at a private hospital and then transferred to a government hospital when her condition worsened on Thurs­day.

State Local Government, Environ­ment and Health Committee chairman Datuk Hoh Khai Mun said a preliminary report revealed that Yap had died from dengue shock symptoms.

The first death was recorded in Keratong in Rompin earlier this year."

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