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Bengal leads in snakebite,rabies deaths: Azad

West Bengal accounted for the maximum number of snakebite and rabies deaths in India last year.

West Bengal accounted for the maximum number of snakebite and rabies deaths in India last year. A total of 1,440 persons died of snakebite and another 223 of rabies during 2011 in the country,out which as many as 380 and 73 deaths were reported on the two counts respectively in West Bengal. Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok Sabha that following West Bengal,Orissa reported 296 snakebite deaths,while 258 deaths were reported in Andhra Pradesh.

First published on: 30-04-2012 at 04:55:23 am
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