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#India, #NewDelhi: Five more #deaths take #Chikungunya toll to 18 (Deccan Herald, September 17 2016)

 

Title: #India, #NewDelhi: Five more #deaths take #Chikungunya toll to 18.

Subject: Chikungunya Fever outbreak in India.

Source: Deccan Herald, full page: (LINK).

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Five more deaths take Chikungunya toll to 18

Five more chikungunya deaths were reported in the city on Friday, taking the toll to 18 so far this season.

The Delhi government has now termed chikungunya a "dangerous disease" and directed all the hospitals to report the cases to the municipal corporations. Dengue, the other mosquito-borne disease which has hit the capital this season, has so far claimed 13 lives. To tackle the rush of patients which the city government hospitals are receiving from neighbouring states, the Centre-run hospitals will reserve 1,000 beds in its hospitals to treat patients suffering from vector-borne diseases.

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Keywords: India; New Delhi; Dengue Fever; Chikungunya Fever.

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