By: Chang Jung-hsiang and Frances Huang
Taipei, Jan. 2 (CNA) Out of a total of 37 districts in Tainan, the city declared Saturday that 21 have been free from dengue fever infection at a time when the impact resulting from the mosquito-borne disease has been fading.
The 21 districts have reported zero dengue fever infection for 28 consecutive days, and by this definition, these districts were considered clear of dengue infections, according to the Tainan City Government’s Department of Health.
The dengue fever free districts are Danei, Liouying, Baihe, Zuojhen, Shanshang, Nansi, Yanshuei , Lioujia, Guantian, Cigu, Yujing, Jiali, Syuejia, Jiangjyun, Houbi, Longci, Madou, Siaying, Nanhua, Sinshih and Sinhua, the health authorities said. [FULL STORY]