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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

India, Bangalore : Dengue cases rising alarmingly

Via Deccan Herald :

The number of dengue cases in the City has increased threefold with over 500 fresh cases reported in July and August till date. 

As per the BBMP's Health department's records, 744 cases were positive for dengue in the City since January 2013. 

The BBMP health officials say July, August and September are the peak months for mosquito breeding and, it is quite natural that dengue positive cases have increased in July and August. As per statistics, the BBMP recorded 13 positive cases in January, seven in February, eight in March, nine in April, 39 in May, 139 in June, and peaked in July recording 476 and 53 cases in August till date. However, no deaths have been reported."

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