Dengue fever outbreak rises to 23,456 cases in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/13
By: Chen Wei-ting and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Oct. 13 (CNA) The number of dengue fever infections reported in 10595563Taiwan since the start of May has reached 23,456, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.

The latest figure represents an increase of 346 cases from the previous day, the CDC said.

As of Monday, 19,421 cases had been reported in the southern municipality of Tainan and 3,645 in neighboring Kaohsiung, according to CDC figures.

In Tainan, the number of infections increased by 217 from the previous day, but that was 105 fewer new cases than reported on the same day last week in the city, the CDC said.   [FULL  STORY]

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