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Dengue cases in Hyderabad on rise due to continuous rainfall

ANI
Published Oct 17, 2017, 9:20 am IST
Updated Oct 17, 2017, 9:20 am IST
There are a lot of Chikungunya and dengue cases and continuous rain has given way to viral flu, a doctor said.
Stagnant water has led to mosquito breeding, thus, further aggravating the problem. (Representtaional Image)
 Stagnant water has led to mosquito breeding, thus, further aggravating the problem. (Representtaional Image)

Hyderabad: Continuous rainfall over the past few days has sent dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad, doctors said, on Tuesday.

"There are a lot of Chikungunya and dengue cases and continuous rain has given way to viral flu," said a doctor at a local hospital, Doctor Shankar.

 

He added that the stagnant water has led to mosquito breeding, thus, further aggravating the problem.

One of the patients at a hospital said many people have been complaining of health issues due to the weather change.

"My child is suffering from fever from the past one week, people are unable to use roads due to severe waterlogging and there is heavy traffic," said a resident.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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