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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sri Lanka : 3560 Dengue cases

Article from Lankapuvath :

" The Epidemiology Unit of Ministry of Health said dengue cases reported during this year indicated a sharp increase.

Accordingly, 3560 dengue cases were recorded from January this year to date.

The Health Ministry also said from April 01 to 18 there were 502 cases, 907 cases in January, 1050 February and 1101 in March.

The highest number of patients, 1207 came from the Colombo District followed by 427 patients in the Gampaha District and 209 from the Batticaloa District.

The Ministry of Health also drew special attention to contain the disease as the highest number of cases was being reported in April every year."

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