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Dengue fever death toll continues to rise in Bangladesh

Dengue fever death toll continues to rise in Bangladesh

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The government says 40 people have died of dengue so far in Bangladesh, while the unofficial death toll is over 82 Three people, including two children, have died of dengue in Dhaka, Lakshmipur and Khulna districts. In Dhaka, an eight-year-old girl, named Samia, died of dengue at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday morning, reports UNB. Professor Dr Uttam Kumar Barua, director of the hospital, said Samia was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. She died around 6:30am on Tuesday. Currently, 407 dengue patients, 165 of them children, are being treated at the hospital. Two patients are at the ICU. In Lakshmipur, Parash, aged four, died of dengue on Monday night on the way to Noakhali General Hospital. He was the son of Kamruzzaman of Daspara area in Kamalnagar upazila.
Source: Dengue fever death toll continues to rise in Bangladesh

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