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Thursday, October 20, 2011

India : 2 die of dengue in Raichur

Via Deccan Herald :

" Dengue fever is slowly but steadily gripping the district. The number of people suffering from the disease has been on the rise for some days now.

According to the statistics available with the office of the District Malaria Control Officer, it has claimed two lives in the district, so far. One of the victims belonged to Siravar village of Manvi taluk and the other was from Hunsyal Huda village near Raichur.

Apart from this, as many as 24 persons are said to be suffering from dengue and 158 others are awaiting the test results.

All the confirmed cases have been shifted to hospitals in Hyderabad and VIMS Hospital in Bellary.

Most of the patients visiting private hosptials in Raichur, are showing symptoms of dengue. Emergency cases are being referred to Hyderabad and VIMS Hospital in Bellary.

According to statistics available, a total of 14 cases have been reported from the Devera Colony, Ragimanagadda, Maddipet and Harijanwad in Raichur City and Yapaladinni, Atkur and Yaragunta villages in Raichur taluk. A case each has been reported from Somanamaradi village of Deodurga taluk and Pamanakallur in Manvi taluk. Two cases have been reported from Sindhanur taluk and six from Lingasugur taluk."

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