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Measles outbreak: Mumbai records one more suspected death, toll rises to 9

Updated on: 18 November,2022 09:22 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Written by: Anagha Sawant | anagha.sawant@mid-day.com

The infectious disease is mostly found in children under five years of age

Measles outbreak: Mumbai records one more suspected death, toll rises to 9

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One more suspected measles death has been recorded in Mumbai. The fresh case rose the toll in the city to nine since its outbreak in September, as per BMC’s public health department.


At present, the civic hospitals in the city are treating 176 confirmed cases of measles.



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According to the BMC's public health department, there have been five outbreaks in M/E and L ward each, one in E, F/N, G/N, P/N and M/W wards, and two outbreaks in H/E ward. Total 17 outbreaks have been reported in Mumbai.

The infectious disease is mostly found in children under five years of age.

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