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Friday, December 9, 2011

India : Over 7 lakh Malaria cases in India this year

Via Zee News :

" More than seven lakh Malaria cases have been reported this year in the country exceeding all other vector borne diseases while maximum deaths have been due to Japanese Encephalitis, according to a report.

According to a data provided by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, the central nodal agency for the prevention and control of vector borne diseases in India, a total of 7,45,599 cases have been reported from different hospitals across the country this year alone.

This is followed by 14,820 cases of Chikungunya, 14,047 dengue cases and 7,137 people have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis this year till now."

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