Apathy blamed for rise in dengue


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  • Wednesday, 12 Mar 2003

ELEVEN deaths were recorded from 3,410 confirmed cases of dengue fever until Feb 23, said Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng. 

He said the cases increased since the middle of last year due to a lack of public co-operation in getting rid of aedes mosquito breeding grounds at their homes and workplaces. 

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