Three children with symptoms of dengue die at ICH in just 24 hours
| Monday | 21st October, 2019
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Three children with symptoms of dengue have died at the Institute of Child Health (ICH) in Egmore in just over 24 hours, raising concerns over fever deaths in the State.
A senior doctor at ICH said Divya Dharshini (8), from Ashok Nagar, was admitted to Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital.
Both had symptoms of dengue,” the source said.
However, K Kolandaswamy, Director of Public Health, said Divya’s blood tested negative for dengue when samples were taken at ICH.
“We were told she tested positive for dengue at Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital.
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