Dengue takes child's life in Mymensingh

Sun Online Desk

24th August, 2019 02:05:09 printer

Dengue takes child's life in Mymensingh

A child died of dengue fever in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) on Friday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Mohammad Jarif, son of Mohammad Arif, resident of Shikarikanda area of Mymensingh city.

Confirming the news, Dr AB Md Shamsuzzaman, assistant director of MMCH, said Jarif was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition from a Gazipur hospital around 5:10pm on Friday. But, Jarif breathed his last at around 5:40pm. 

Earlier, Jarif was admitted to a hospital in Gazipur but the hospital authorities suggested his parents to shift him to a hospital with ICU facilities.