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Two children die of dengue fever

Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM IST
Two children die of dengue fever
Two children die of dengue fever

Hyderabad, Sept 17 :

 After  swine flu it is the  Dengue  fever  which  is sending   shocking  tremors  among  the people of  twin  cities  in Hyderabad  and  Secunderabad. Two  deaths were  reported on Thursday  in Hyderabad  due to Dengue fever forcing the Department of Medical and Health to declare a state of alert to prevent its further spread.

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The victims, a three-year-old girl from Suraram Colony and a six-year old  girl from Chintalabasti. The blood  samples of the  victims  were sent  for testing   where it was established  that  they  were  suffering  from Dengue.

According to the medical sources, the symptoms are high fever, severe headache, pain behind the eyes, nausea and vomiting.  The  disease  is  caused by mosquitoes.  The Government  instructed the Greater  Hyderabad  Municipal Corporation   to go in for pyrethrum spraying in residential localities.

The health  department was also instructed  to educate the people living in  slums  about the  causes  and symptoms  of the disease and  the  necessary  precautions  to be  taken  to prevent  such  diseases.


Two children die of dengue fever - CineJosh Updated on Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM IST
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