Child dies of dengue

Dengue claimed a one-and-half-year-old girl at Kuratti Hosur village of Kollegal taluk and the victim is identified as Manasa, daughter of Madhu and Anitha.

It is said that Manasa was suffering from dengue fever and was admitted to a private hospital in Mysore, but failed to respond to the treatment.

Many have been diagnosed with dengue fever in the village and a few are being treated at private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore.  However, the villagers are irked over apathy of the officials concerned. According to them, no official visited the village. They have urged the deputy commissioner to direct authorities concerned to visit the village and initiate measures to check the disease from spreading.

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