By: Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, July 13 (CNA) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Monday urged the
public to take precautions against dengue fever during the typhoon season.
Taiwan has reported 289 dengue fever cases this year as of July 6, compared with 254 in the same period in 2014, according to the agency.
During the week of June 30-July 6, 17 cases were confirmed, the CDC said.
The threat from abroad is increasing as well, the CDC said, noting that Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia and Cambodia, have recorded more cases this year than usual. [FULL STORY]