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Health News

October 2006

Dengue: 107 deaths confirmed

New Delhi | October 19, 2006
Dengue cases continue to rise, particularly in the capital, with the Union Health Ministry confirming 107 deaths nationwide.


JE claims 250 lives in UP

Gorakhpur | October 18, 2006
The Japanese Encephalitis (JE) toll in Uttar Pradesh has reached 250, following the death of seven children during the last 24 hrs.


21 new suspected dengue cases reported in PGIMER

Chandigarh | October 18, 2006
In the last 24 hours, 21 new cases of suspected dengue fever have been reported in the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.