Sri Lanka: Dengue Claims 56 Lives

by Sheela Philomena on  June 8, 2012 at 11:08 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
In Sri Lanka, dengue fever has killed 56 people, says the health ministry.

Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying that a total of 11,473 dengue cases were reported in the first five months of this year.
 Sri Lanka: Dengue Claims 56 Lives
Sri Lanka: Dengue Claims 56 Lives

The rainy season will worsen the situation in the coming days, the ministry warned, and urged public to keep their localities clean and clear of mosquito breeding sites.

Nearly 50 percent of the cases were recorded in the Western Province which includes capital Colombo.

Source: IANS

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