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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Indonesia : Dengue down in Jakarta - Health Agency

Via The Jakarta Post :

" The Jakarta Health Agency says the number of dengue fever patients this year has declined significantly compared to previous years.

The agency has recorded 5,253 cases, with one death as of September 5.

It recorded 19,285 cases with 33 deaths in 2010 and 18,642 cases and 27 deaths in 2009.

Jakarta Health Agency head Dien Emmawati said on Wednesday that the decrease was a result of mosquito breeding prevention."

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