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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Malaysia : Dengue cases triple in Perak

Via NST, excerpt :

There has been a 200 per cent increase in the number of dengue cases reported in the state up to Feb 1, compared with the same period last year.
State Health Committee chairman Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi said 690 cases were reported statewide compared with 230 cases last year.
"Kinta district recorded the highest number with 427 cases reported, which is an increase of 870 per cent from the previous total of 44 cases last year," she said.
Nolee Ashilin stressed that three deaths were recorded -- all from Kinta district, which equals the total number of deaths reported throughout the state last year."

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