Singapore dengue epidemic crosses 12,000 cases, Vivian Balakrishnan says situation will get worse before it gets better

The Global Dispatch, 7 Jul 2013
With the number of dengue fever cases at 12,308, as of July 7, Singapore is experiencing its largest epidemic of the mosquito borne viral disease in eight years.
To date, there has been three deaths due to locally acquired dengue and a fourth in a foreign national, according to a Singapore Ministry of Health news release in late June.
Singapore had the worst dengue epidemic in 2005, when about 14, 000 people were infected, with 25 deaths. Full story



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