Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Dengue cases increase in MP

A total of 24 cases of dengue have been confirmed in Madhya Pradesh, out of the blood samples sent to the Indian Institute of Virology (IIV) Pune for the test of dengue fever came out on Tuesday, with 12 more cases found positive for dengue. Thus, the tally of dengue cases in the state has gone up to 24. After Jabalpur, Hoshangabad, Narsinghpur, Sehore and Chhindawara, Damoh have joined this list.

Of these 12 new cases as per official statement to media,nine are from Jabalpur, two from Narsinghpur and one from Damoh. 10 more samples collected from across the city have been sent for the same investigation.

Meanwhile village Bhador, Aaron block of the Guna district of the state has reported three deaths due to diarrhea, whereas 40 people have been affected.

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