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Dengue in Odisha

Dengue in Odisha

Atanu S Nayak, Health and Family Welfare Minister said, one person died of dengue in Jagatsinghpur on July 28. Of the total 7007 blood samples tested so far, 55 have tested positive to dengue virus. Of the 55 dengue positive cases, 19 persons had brought the infection from outside the state (17 persons had visited Bengaluru and two others Chennai). Last year, the number of dengue cases by end of July was 318 out of 1354 blood samples tested, the minister said adding that the people are gradually becoming aware of the disease.

 

Source: http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/diseases/55-dengue-cases-detected-in-odisha-1-dead-so-far_29001.html