A seven-year-old girl has died of dengue taking the death toll in the mosquito-borne disease in the district to three in a week, a health official said Monday.
A boy died of suspected dengue here Monday, though the state health department was yet to confirm it and preferred to wait for the final blood test report.
A nationwide campaign was launched Tuesday to raise awareness about dengue and control its rising incidence across India.
Dengue cases in the capital Thursday rose to 4,207 from 4,074 Monday, said municipal health officer N.K. Yadav.
The toll due to the dengue viral disease Monday rose to five in the national capital with a death reported from west Delhi. The number of dengue cases climbed to 3,519, an official said.
One more death due to dengue was reported Monday in the capital by the civic bodies, as number of cases climbed close to an alarming 3,000.
A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s north-western Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.
According to reports, a nine-year-old girl succumbed to dengue on Saturday morning in Sangam Vihar, in South Delhi.
A teenaged girl died due to dengue at a private hospital, where she was undergoing treatment, officials said here Friday.
Six people have died so
far due to the outbreak of dengue in Munger district, while
518 others have tested positive, official sources said today.
Malaysia backed away from trial of releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the disease.
The national capital today
reported its first confirmed dengue death with a 15-year-old
boy succumbing to the vector-borne disease in south-east
Delhi, even as the number of cases jumped to 186.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014