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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

11 people confirmed dead, 10,000 infected in Fiji dengue fever outbreak

Via ABC News :

Fiji's Health Department has confirmed 11 people have died and over 10,000 others have been infected during an outbreak of dengue fever.

The department's launched a major campaign to get rid of possible breeding areas for mosquitos which carry the disease.
The Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma says the outbreak involves the type-3 strain of dengue fever which has never been seen before in the country."

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