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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Indonesia : Kelapa Gading has highest rate of dengue

Article via The Jakarta Post :

" Jakarta Health Agency on Tuesday announced that Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta was home to the highest incidence of dengue infection in Jakarta.

“Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta recorded the highest levels of dengue infection in Jakarta, at 123 infections per 100,000 residents,” the agency's head of disease control, Ida Bagus Nyoman Banjar, said Tuesday as quoted by

Ida added that the high incidence of dengue in Kelapa Gading may have been a result of low public participation in efforts to control mosquitoes.

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