Dengue fever fear grips India

Sharp rise seen in cases of mosquito-borne disease common in areas with growing population and poor sewage systems.

    In India, fears of the growing risks from dengue fever are on the rise after the death of a celebrity film maker.

    The infection is regarded as a major international health concern, with at least two and a half billion people around the world at risk of being infected.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi, which has seen a sharp rise in dengue cases this year.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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