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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sri Lanka : 32 dengue deaths this year

Article from Daily Mirror :

" Thirty-two dengue related deaths were reported during the first four months of this year, while 3,784 patients were reported.

The epidemiology unit of the Health Ministry said that 716 patients were reported in April, 907 in January, 1,050 in February and 1,111 in March.

The highest number of cases was reported from the Colombo District, where 1,273 patients and 12 deaths were reported.

The dengue epidemic is on the rise, due to monsoonal rains, the unit said."

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