Dengue fever claims first life in Tamil Nadu

The deadly disease on Monday has claimed the life of a five-year-old boy at Karaikudi in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu.

Zee Media Bureau

Sivaganga (TN): The deadly disease on Monday has claimed the life of a five-year-old boy at Karaikudi in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu.

This is the first dengue case reported in the district, said officials.

The boy was admitted to a private hospital with dengue symptoms, and died on early Monday morning.

Further investigations are on, informed the hospital authorities.

Dengue has already brought havoc to many states in the country and its rampant growth has created serious threat among the people.

Though it is expected that the northern parts of India might soon get relief from the deadly clutches of Dengue with a dip in temperatures. But states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra etc has to take immediate steps to in order to curb the disease before it gets out of control.

(With PTI inputs)

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