Philippines declares dengue fever epidemic

Philippines declares dengue fever epidemic

At least 622 people lost their lives from dengue in the Philippines this years and at least 146,000 cases were recorded from January to 20 July. With a 98% increase on the same period last year according to the health department, the Philippines has declared a ’national dengue epidemic’. The epidemic was declared so that officials can identify areas in need of emergency attention.

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