Dengue deaths on rise

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A doctor posted in a community health center in the Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh died along with two people due to dengue in the past one week. 

Abhay Singh  Abhay Singh posted in Gopiganj Community Health Center was admitted to BHU, Varanasi, three days ago where he died Saturday, said Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Satish Singh.

Tests confirmed that he was suffering from dengue. Other four other employees of the same health centre had fever and the reports of the tests conducted on them were awaited, CMO added. 

In about 100 houses in Gopiganj area were examined where cases of fever were found, the CMO said. 

A woman also died due to dengue in the Chaurai area of the district, about a week ago. He also added that all the necessary steps have been initiated. 

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