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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
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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.

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

Source: IANS
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