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No need to panic over dengue: Bengal minister

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The government on Friday asked people not to panic over the Dengue outbreak, saying only a few cases of the have been detected.

"There is no need to panic as we have been cautious. Only a couple of cases have been reported. Those persons are from outside and they are being given proper medical attention," said after a meeting with civic workers.

The meeting was called to discuss and other

Hakim also said some of the patients have been admitted to hospitals with ''

"We are trying to find ways to fight back this There is no need to be scared," said Hakim.

Last year the reports mentioned over 30 deaths and 14,500



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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 22:14 IST