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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

India : City faces dengue, chikungunya threat

Via Times of India :

" THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The mounting garbage heaps in the city have become a cause of concern with the district health administration confirming the spread of diseases like dengue and chikungunya.

"Garbage heaps have increased the number of mosquitoes in certain areas of the capital city and this is helping the spread of diseases," said National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) district programme manager Dr Unnikrishnan."

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