Huge spike in dengue cases and deaths


PETALING JAYA: For those who thought that the rise in the number of dengue cases was bad, here’s the real bad news – there has been a 248% spike in the number of cases this year, and a 228% increase in the number of deaths.

The total number of reported dengue cases throughout the country this year rose to 42,229 cases compared to 12,143 for the same period last year,” said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam.

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Family & Community , Aedes , health , dengue , Subramaniam

   

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