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India’s Dengue Case Numbers Could Be Much Higher, Study Says

The Lancet: Dengue surveillance poor in India
“…An October, 2014, study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene by researchers at the Brandeis University, MA, USA, showed that the annual number of dengue fever cases in India could be 282-times higher than the number officially reported, and ‘the disease inflicts an economic burden on the country of at least US$1.11 billion each year in medical and other expenses’…” (Bagcchi, 9/26).

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