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Mysterious fever kills two in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 28 (UNI) Two people died following a 'mysterious fever' at Jasaldia village in Louhajang Upazila of Munshiganj near Dhaka district.
The deceased were identified as Shamima Begum (34), wife of Mir Jewel and Mir Abdur Rahman (3), son of Mir Sohel of the village.
Shamima complained of fever on Sunday morning and there were some red spots on her body. She died at her house within an hour, said Mir Shiblu, brother-in-law of deceased Shamima.
He added that Mir Abdur Rahman also caught fever early on Monday and died within an hour.
Deputy Commissioner Maniruzzaman Talukdar said a medical team was sent to the village to know the cause of their death.
According to Upazila Nirbahi officer Rasheduzzaman, ''They did not have symptoms of Coronavirus. We are investigating the matter.''
Coronavirus has caused at least 106 deaths in China while the Chinese authorities confirmed 4,515 cases so far.
Coronavirus causes a severe acute respiratory infection but there is no specific cure or vaccine. Most of the deaths have been of elderly people or those with pre-existing respiratory problems.
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