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Dengue cases decreasing thanks to prevention strategies


PETALING JAYA: Dengue prevention strategies implemented by the Health Ministry and its partners have been credited for the reduction in dengue cases and deaths by 35% and 52% for the first six months of this year.

Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said a total of 32,435 dengue cases with 53 deaths were reported from Jan 1 till June 30 this year, compared to 49,726 cases with 110 deaths during the same time period last year.

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