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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Philippines : 3-yr-old girl dies from dengue at QMMC

Via Phil Star, excerpt :

" A three-year-old girl has died from dengue while being treated at the Quirino Memorial Medical Center (QMMC) in Quezon City.

The girl is the 7th dengue fatality at the QMMC this month.

Data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed that Quezon City has the highest number of dengue cases in Metro Manila. A total of 3,553 cases have been recorded in the city from January 1 to August 11 this year.

The DOH said a total of 11,260 dengue cases with 77 deaths have been recorded around Metro Manila during the same period. Following Quezon City in the list of areas in Metro Manila with the most number of cases was Caloocan City followed by Manila, Valenzuela, Pasig, Malabon, Parañaque, Taguig, Navotas and Las Piñas."

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