9 People Died with the Fever while new 14,000 cases more

Published on: 05 Jun, 2013
Published under: Kerala Health News

4 June 2013

Nine people have died due to fever that is prevailing in the state , 14,000 new cases, including those of jaundice and dengue, have been reported from across the state, an official said on Tuesday.

Thiruvananthapuram has reported the highest number of such cases. More than 2,000 fresh cases have been reported from the hilly district of Wayanad.State secretary of Communist Party of India-Marxist Pinarayi Vijayan slammed the government for not coming out with effective steps to contain the spread of fever.

“The chief minister is calling a special meeting to discuss this issue on Tuesday and all the legislators (140) have been asked to call a meeting in their respective constituencies before the 10th of this month to get a first hand information on the steps taken to address the issue,” said an official attached to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s office.

Mr Chandy has expressed his helplessness in finding a solution for waste disposal because all the past efforts of successive governments failed and people do not have faith in any model.

Source– http://www.ndtv.com/article/south/fever-claims-nine-lives-in-kerala-14-000-new-cases-reported-375329

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