Tuesday 26 Mar, 2019

Dengue; 50 people under treatment in Kasargod

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Kasargod: A dengue epidemic in the state has been reported in the state after the Nipah virus. In Kasaragod district, 50 have been confirmed as dengue fever. The fever is spreading in the hilly areas of the district. Kinaloor, Belore and Karinthalam panchayats have a higher incidence of fever.

About 300 people in the district have been reached in the hospital for suspected dengue fever. 50 of them have been confirmed by the virus. 27 people confirmed to be in the hospital are undergoing treatment.

The health department has issued a warning to the virus. Last year, health officials met with preventive measures. But the government's action is inadequate to prevent it.

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