By: Chen Wei-ting and Ko Lin
The patient, a man in his 50s, developed muscle pain, dizziness and fatigue between Oct. 5 and 15, CDC deputy head Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) said.
The man sought medical attention several times during the 11-day period and was eventually diagnosed with dengue fever at a local hospital on Oct. 15.
Chuang said the Linkou resident usually commutes from Zhonghu Village where he lives to Nanshi Village for work, and spends some leisure time at a nearby farm, but the source of his infection has yet to be determined. [FULL STORY]