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Pesticide Spraying Aims to Halt Dengue Fever

October 03, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

Thousands of health workers in New Delhi went door to door spraying pesticides to stop the spread of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease that has killed 14 people in northern India in six weeks, officials said.

Eleven of the deaths have been in New Delhi, one official said, and three other people died in Uttar Pradesh state.

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