Killer Dengue Strikes Kolkata, Boy Succumbed


Kolkata: The deadly dengue which has unleashed wrath in Delhi and Mumbai has extended its killer grip to Kolkata killing one in the city. A 5-year-old boy named Shayan Dey has died of the disease in BC Roy Child Hospital on Wednesday.

The victim a resident of CGO Complex in Salt Lake was admitted to the hospital on last Sunday after complaining high fever. He was later diagnosed of dengue. All though doctors tried their best he could not be saved.

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The hospital authorities informed the state health department aboyt the death on Thursday. The killer disease has so far claimed five lives in Kolkata. Eighty-eight people have been infected and are currently under-treatment in various hospitals.