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Citizens Network in New Delhi Assures Blood Availability for Dengue Patients

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  July 9, 2016 at 10:25 PM Tropical Disease News   - G J E 4
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus. After several cases of dengue fever were reported in New Delhi in June 2016, LocalCircles, a citizens engagement platform, said that those who need blood can obtain it through their website.
 Citizens Network in New Delhi Assures Blood Availability for Dengue Patients
Citizens Network in New Delhi Assures Blood Availability for Dengue Patients
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"As the disease season arrives in Delhi/NCR, LocalCircles has decided to make this voluntary network available to all," it said in a release.

‘After several cases of dengue fever were reported in New Delhi, LocalCircles, a citizens engagement platform, said that those who need blood can obtain it through their website.’
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It also said that the citizens other than existing LocalCircles members or any citizen of Delhi/NCR or anyone visiting here for treatment can now visit its website localcircle.com and seek assistance for blood.

The release added that it is the largest blood donors' network of the national capital with over 110,000 committed donors available to help whoever needs blood within a few hours.

"It has donated blood for over 3,000 emergency needs since its inception and assisted in many life-saving cases," the release said.

Sachin Taparia, Chairman of LocalCircles said, that it is a network where citizens with no association help each other and mobilize themselves for someone in need of blood.

Source: IANS
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