DEATH BY WATER

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

There were reports of epidemics among the victims of flood disaster in Bangladesh in mid-July as the death toll rose to 84. The health ministry's permanent epidemic monitoring centre in Dhaka said recently that at least eight of the 1,219 people hospitalised with diarrhoea had died. Reports said that the marooned people in several places were forced to drink polluted water.

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