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Rano Karno hospitalized for dengue

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 18 2008   /  08:16 am
RANO KARNO: (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)(JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)

RANO KARNO: (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama) JAKARTA: Actor-turned-politician Rano Karno was being treated in hospital Monday for dengue and typhoid.
Rano, who is the deputy regent of Tangerang, was diagnosed with dengue and typhoid on Saturday morning at Puri Cinere Hospital in South Jakarta.
“I felt ill for two days. When I came here for a check up, I was advised to stay in hospital for treatment,” Rano was quoted as saying by Okezone.com on Sunday.
Rano said he had visited areas in Tangerang recently where he might have caused the illness.
“Tangerang is one of the most infected areas for dengue. I might have to take a rest for a while because even on the weekend I didn’t stop working,” said the 48-year-old, who gained popularity through the TV soap Si Doel Anak Sekolahan. “My body temperature is high and my blood pressure ...