Thousands hit by malaria, dengue as S.Asia's worst floods in a decade recede

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Published on 06 Sep 2017 View Original

13,000 people are ill with diarrhoea and respiratory infections in densely populated Bangladesh after floods in its north

By Mohi Narayan

NEW DELHI, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Thousands of people are suffering from an outbreak of diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Bangladesh and Nepal as the waters from the worst floods in a decade recede, officials and aid agencies said on Wednesday.

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