Dengue fever cases top 5,500 in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/06
By: Lung Pei-ning and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, Sept. 6 (CNA) The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the 34327360start of the summer has increased to 5,542, with more than 98 percent in Tainan and Kaohsiung, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Sunday.

As of Saturday, 4,884 cases had been reported in Tainan, accounting for 88.13 percent of the total, an increase of 299 cases from the previous day, the CDC said.

The city of Kaohsiung has had 571 cases, accounting for 10.30 percent.     [FULL  STORY]

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