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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

India : Three die of malaria at LLR

Article from Times of India :

" KANPUR: Three patients die of falciparum malaria at Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital on Monday.

More then 40 patient of falciparum and vivax malaria are being treated at the hospital.

Most of the patients were below 15 years of age. Majority of new malaria cases belong to urban areas. The three patients who died were from the urban region.

Dr Yashwant Rao of LLR Hospital said that Rooma (4) of Unnao, Arbia (2) of Kanpur and Chhotu of Ramabai Nagar died on Sunday night. As many as 163 patients of malaria and other seasonal fever were admitted at LLR in past week.

The health department has instructed the doctors, medical officers and para-medical staff to take care of patients suffering from high fever."

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