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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

India, Odisha : Dengue cases rise to 46 in Angul

Via Times of India :

The total number of people affected by dengue has touched 46 in Angul district. 

Out of these 21 tested positive at SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack and 25 at Angul district headquarters hospital. All patients were admitted both at Angul and SCB, said district malaria officer, Angul. 

"All patients complained of high fever, shivering and acute pain in the limbs. There has been no casualty," he said.

The district malaria officer said all precautionary measures have been taken to counter any further spread of the disease. "We have alerted all health officials to check further spread. We have been sensitizing people through volunteers to control the disease," he said."

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