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Thursday, October 28, 2010

India : Viral deaths in Khadra due to dengueViral deaths in Khadra due to dengue

Via Times of India :

" LUCKNOW: The mystery has been solved. Majority of deaths due to `viral' fever in the city were due to dengue or a virus similar to it. This has been confirmed by a two-member committee comprising experts of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU). The committee was formed by the state government to probe the cause of deaths in Khadra locality. The tests were conducted by the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS).

The CSMMU committee comprising Dr Kausar Usman and Dr Uday Mohan submitted its report to the state administration on Wednesday. The report probed the cause of death of 13 persons on October 14 and 15 in Khadra."

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