Dengue fever cases near 7,000 across Taiwan

Want China Times
Date: 2015-09-09

The number of dengue fever cases since May 1 has risen to 6,872 on Wednesday, up 33186874markedly by 560 from Monday, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

The number in Tainan increased by 483 in a single day to 6,069, while Kaohsiung had 702 cases, up from Monday’s 635, an indication that the spread of the mosquito-borne disease has not showed signs of abating in southern Taiwan, CDC data showed.

Meanwhile, the death toll resulting from dengue fever has also increased to 36, with 34 in Tainan and two in Kaohsiung, the CDC reported.     [FULL  STORY]

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