Health Ministry: Dengue cases expected to spike this year

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye holding the anti-Aedes mosquito banner after releasing the giant balloon when opening the event at the Greentown Health Clinic in Ipoh on Sunday (Feb 24).

IPOH: Dengue cases are expected to increase this year due to the changes in weather and the dengue strains.

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the increase was also because of the lack of immunity to the changes in the dengue virus type among Malaysians.

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