Ninety percent viral flu dengue related
Medical experts have confirmed that the viral flu sweeping many parts
of the country mainly was 90 percent dengue cases, Healthcare and
Nutrition Ministry sources said.
Blood specimens sent to the Singapore State University for laboratory
investigation confirmed that 19 out of 20 blood specimens are dengue
The Ministry has decided to send these blood specimens to the
Singapore State University after considering the high death rate
reported during the last five months. Investigations carried out by the
Medical Research Institute (MRI) has also received similar results.
Ministry sources said the university will carry out further
laboratory investigations to find out the reason for the rapid shock
symptom common in dengue patients.
The research on blood specimens will be carried out by famous
Virologist Prof. Gubbler of the Singapore State University.