‘Rain could see rise in dengue’

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  • Friday, 30 Oct 2015

WHILE the monsoon season is seen as bringing some respite to the haze plaguing the country, it may be a double-edged sword with the dengue situation, says the Health Ministry.

Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the extra rain could cause a rise in the number of dengue cases and the ministry was monitoring the situation closely.

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