Sri Lanka: At least 225 die of dengue fever outbreak

At least 225 people have died due to dengue fever since the start of the year and more than 72,000 have been infected. The Sri Lankan government has deployed hundreds of soldiers to help health workers overcome its spread.

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    At least 225 people have died due to dengue fever since the start of the year and more than 72,000 have been infected.

    The Sri Lankan government has deployed hundreds of soldiers to help health workers overcome its spread.

    Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.


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