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Monday, October 18, 2010

Vietnam : Dengue fever spreads in central provinces

Via Vietnam News :

" DA NANG : More than 256 dengue fever cases have been diagnosed in Da Nang during the past two weeks.

There have been about 3,000 confirmed dengue fever cases nationwide this year, a six fold increase over the same period last year, reported health officials.

"I have lived here for 10 years, but I have never seen so many mosquitoes," said Nguyen Thi Xuan Lan, a resident who lives in Thuan Phuoc Apartment.

She added that her family burns incense and uses electric fans around the clock to kill mosquitoes. Her two nieces were been hospitalised with dengue fever several days ago."

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