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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Philippines : NDRRMC - 17 deaths, 200% rise in CLuzon dengue cases in Q1

Article from GMA News :

" Dengue cases rose by 200 percent in Central Luzon with 17 deaths recorded in the first quarter of 2011, health and disaster management officials said.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit Region 3 noted 3,688 dengue cases from Jan. 1 to April 16.

"Provinces with the most number of dengue cases were Bulacan (1,253); Nueva Ecija (927); and Pampanga (701)," it said in its report posted on its website late Wednesday.

At least 17 deaths were recorded, with Bulacan having the highest number reported."

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