1996 - Dengue haemorrhagic fever in India
12 November 1996
Disease Outbreak Reported
The daily number of new cases reported by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases in Delhi declined from about 200 new cases of dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever at the end of October to 173 on 1 November, 105 on 2 November and 102 on 3 November. The total number of cases reported up to 3 November were 8 170 of which 319 (3.9%) were fatal.
The WHO Office for the South-East Asia Region is organizing a technical meeting on the management of the dengue epidemic in New Delhi on 28-30 November 1996 to: