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Health Systems In Asia Overwhelmed By Dengue Outbreaks

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Dengue fever sweeps Asia, hospitals struggle to cope
“…The Philippines, Myanmar, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam are among countries that have seen significant spikes in the mosquito-borne disease, while India’s capital New Delhi is in the grip of its worst dengue outbreak in almost 20 years. Hospitals are overwhelmed as thousands of people with symptoms such as high fever, vomiting, and joint pains seek treatment, health experts said…” (Zweynert, 10/21).