Myanmar Records More Than 10K Dengue Cases This Year Despite Nationwide Control Measures, Health Ministry Says

Xinhua News/GlobalPost: Over 10,000 people infected dengue fever in Myanmar so far this year
“Dengue fever has infected more than 10,000 people in Myanmar in the first half of this year, killing more than 40 people, according to the Ministry of Health Monday. … An anti-dengue fever project official said the outbreak of the mosquito-infected viral disease is on an annual increase despite preventive and control measures being taken on a nationwide scale…” (6/29).

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