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High spread of the third dengue virus strain (DENV-3) in the country

HealthMay 12, 2023
High spread of the third dengue virus strain (DENV-3) in the country
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Dengue virus once again starts spreading on a mass scale. The current number of patients suggests it is far more than worse compared with recent years. More importantly, the next few months are expected to record a higher number of patients.

About 40 dengue-infected children are being treated at the Lady Ridgway Children’s Hospital in Colombo and parents should act responsibly to prevent liver damage in dengue-affected children, Consultant Pediatrician Dr. Deepal Perera said. (DN)


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