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Dengue fever

Participants dressed as mosquito are seen during dengue awareness rally, in Kolkata.

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BJP activists distribute mosquito nets among the relatives of patients admitted at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital since the rise of mosquito-borne cases in the city, in Kolkata

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Police personnel detain BJP activists marching towards Kolkata Municipal Corporation Headquarters during a protest against the spurt in dengue cases, in Kolkata.

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BJP activists march towards Kolkata Municipal Corporation Headquarters during their protest demanding a 'dengue free' Kolkata.

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Police personnel use water cannon to disperse BJP activists marching towards Kolkata Municipal Corporation Headquarters during their protest against the spurt in dengue cases, in Kolkata.

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BJP activists try to climb over police barricades during their protest march to Kolkata Municipal Corporation Headquarters demanding a 'dengue free' Kolkata.

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A doctor checks a patient suffering from dengue fever at a special emergency ward, set up following the outbreak of the disease, at Children Health Hospital in Chennai.

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Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey meets with patients being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna.

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Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey interacts with a patient being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna.

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Patients suffering from dengue fever get treatment in special dengue ward, in Prayagraj (Allahabad)

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Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with patients being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. As per the state health department, around 250 dengue cases have been registered in Patna since September 27, when the downpour began and continued for the next couple of days.

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A patient gets treated for dengue at Patna Medical College and Hospital, in Patna. After severe floods, Bihar has been hit by a dengue outbreak with over 250 dengue cases registered in Patna since September 27.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal drains standing water from indoor plants as a part of Dengue prevention drive at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inspects his home for stagnant water to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases during the launch of a special campaign against dengue, in New Delhi

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School students take part in a dengue awareness rally, in Chennai.

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Dengue-affected children receive treatments in a special ward where beds are covered with mosquito-nets, at the Institute of Child Health and Hospital (ICHH) at Egmore, Chennai. 7-year-old twins Diksha and Dakshan died of dengue fever in the hospital.

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