13 dengue cases confirmed

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GURGAON: Thirteen cases of dengue were confirmed in Gurgaon last week, taking the total number to over sixty, an official said. The number of suspected cases is in hundreds. Doctors said the number of dengue patients in new Gurgaon area is much more than in the old city. 

Experts said November is an unusual time for outbreak of this viral disease. “Dengue usually spreads in August and September but this year it is spreading in November as there was less rain during monsoon and the maximum temperature remained above the normal,” said a a doctor.