By: Chang Jung-hsiang and Maria Tsai
Taipei Aug. 28 (CNA) The Tainan municipal government reported on Friday that the number of dengue fever cases in the city continued to rise recently to exceed 2,500 cases so far this year.
With 193 new cases reported on Wednesday, Tainan has now reached a total of 2,574 dengue fever cases, with four of the cases fatal, the city’s Department of Health said.
The Tainan municipal government said it will promote prevention measures against dengue fever on campus after school starts next week, and call for students and teachers to eliminate sources which cause the viral disease. [FULL STORY]