Dengue threat looms in May and June

Dr Ong Song Quan reminded Malaysians to be vigilant and eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites to prevent incidences of dengue. (May 18,2021)

THOSE living in Malaysia would be accustomed to its searing heat and torrential rain.

But few realise that this alternating weather pattern creates the perfect breeding conditions for the vector of dengue — Aedes mosquitoes.

hile it was reported that dengue cases dropped during the previous two movement control order (MCO), the public should not get complacent as the months of May and June are when incidences typically surge.

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