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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Taiwan : Number of indigenous dengue fever cases increasing

Via Focus Taiwan :

" Taipei, Sept. 7 : The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday that 25 cases of indigenous dengue fever were recorded last week, the highest weekly number this year.

All 25 cases were in southern Taiwan -- 18 in Kaohsiung City and seven in Tainan County, the CDC said.

In the last six months, 80 cases of indigenous dengue fever have been recorded in Taiwan, it said.

The number of imported cases also rose in the last week, bringing the total to 182 so far this year, the CDC said."

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