One more death due to diphtheria: Delhi

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Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: One more death caused by diphtheria reported in north Delhi’s civic Lok Nayak hospital.  The death toll has risen over the last month.

Around 25 children have died due to diphtheria at North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases (MVID) Hospital.

Doctors at MVID Hospitals, said, “Lack of vaccination, partial vaccination, delay in proper treatment, misinformation and illiteracy are among the main reasons responsible for the increasing number of cases.”

 

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