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Friday, December 27, 2013

Malaysia : Big jump in dengue cases

Via The Star :

" Dengue cases have increased to almost threefold in the Subang Jaya municipality this year.
There were 2,547 up to mid-December this year, compared to 669 cases reported in 2012.
Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) Health Department director Dr Roslan Mohamed Hussin said there has been a spike in dengue outbreaks in the region. “In Singapore, there is a 400% increase,” he said.
The dengue cases resulted in three deaths this year. There were no deaths reported last year while there were seven deaths in 2010.
Victims were from Serdang Perdana, Pangsapuri Melor in Puchong Prima and Pangsapuri Sri Mas in Taman Pinggiran Putra.

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