Dengue Cases High In SE Asia As Summer Season Nears

The Global Dispatch reports on the dengue fever outbreaks occurring in Southeast Asia.

Global Dispatch: Dengue fever outbreak warning issued as Thailand nears summer season
“After recording 153,000 dengue fever cases in 2013, the most in two decades, the Thailand Ministry of Health is sending out a warning of a possible dengue outbreak in the country this year as the hot season arrives, according to a National News Bureau of Thailand report Wednesday…” (Herriman, 2/20).

Global Dispatch: Dengue fever cases still high in Malaysia, Singapore
“The number of dengue fever cases in these two Southeast Asian countries continue to increase at a considerable pace, according to the latest stats from Malaysia and Singapore…” (Herriman, 2/20).

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