Dengue fever cases underestimated in India

New study suggests number of people suffering from infection is almost 300 times higher than official figure.

    A new study suggests that the number of people suffering from dengue fever has been hugely underestimated in India. Researchers believe there could be as many as six million cases in the country each year, a number which is almost 300 times higher than official reports.

    Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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