'This is like corona for us,' say Indians in villages hit by dengue outbreak

A blood sample being drawn from a suspected dengue patient at a government health camp in Modha village in Firozabad district on Sept 17.
A blood sample being drawn from a suspected dengue patient at a government health camp in Modha village in Firozabad district on Sept 17.ST PHOTO: DEBARSHI DASGUPTA

FIROZABAD, Uttar Pradesh state - Sixteen-year-old Kamna Yadav dreamt of becoming the top bureaucrat in her district one day.

This was on Dharmendra Singh's mind as he watched his daughter fight for her life earlier this month (September).

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