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50% rise in dengue deaths


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016

Stern warning: A banner declaring a park in Rawang as a dengue outbreak zone. The Selangor government has drawn up a plan to combat the menace. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

Stern warning: A banner declaring a park in Rawang as a dengue outbreak zone. The Selangor government has drawn up a plan to combat the menace. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The number of dengue cases last year paints a scary picture. There was a more than 50% jump in the number of deaths caused by dengue compared to 2014.

This, according to the Health Ministry, was the highest number of dengue deaths ever recorded in the country.

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