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KUALA LUMPUR: The idea of locating the “epicentre” of dengue infection seems easy but in practice, it is not, says deputy Health director-general (Public Health) Datuk Dr Chong Chee Kheong.
From ALB, Petaling Jaya.
SINGAPORE (ANN): The war on dengue has received a boost with the opening of a new facility in Ang Mo Kio that can breed millions of mosquitoes a week to prevent urban female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from producing offspring.
KUALA LUMPUR: There are plans to increase the RM500 fine imposed on companies found breeding Aedes mosquitoes, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
PETALING JAYA: Dengue cases reduced by 40% in six sites within Kuala Lumpur after the release of Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes there.
IN A bid to fight dengue, Aedes mosquitoes injected with the Wolbachia bacteria have been released at eight new areas in the Petaling district this year.
Kuala Lumpur: Aedes mosquitoes carrying the Wolbachia bacteria will be released nationwide in stages, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 154 people have died due to dengue as of Oct 26, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
PETALING JAYA: The spike in dengue cases over the past few years indicate flaws in the way we combat the issue, experts say.
Dengue outbreaks are common occurrences in certain regions of the world, including Malaysia, with research ongoing to try and stem its tide.