By SUNIL Sonkar
Mumbai, August 23 — Death toll due to dengue in Mumbai reaches to four this season when a doctor died after having deadly fever.
32-year-old Doctor Rajan Palav, an ENT (ear, nose and throat) professor, died Monday. He was a professor at the JJ Group of Hospitals’ Grant Medical College.
Dean of JJ Hospital TP Lahane said, “He had been keeping unwell since Wednesday. His reports were positive for dengue and he was getting treated at Hinduja Hospital.”
He added further that Palav “avoided getting admitted to JJ Hospital as it was already overflowing with patients and wanted to avoid spreading infection.”
About 150 patients in Mumbai have been detected with dengue till now said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official.
Dengue is a deadly disease and is transmitted to humans by the aedes aegypti mosquito. The symptoms of Dengue is high fever, joint and bone pain, headache, nausea and fatigue.