By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The city’s Department of Health confirmed a new dengue fever case in Taipei after test
results from a patient revealed to be positive, bringing the total up to 12, reports said Monday.
The 35-year-old male from the city’s Zhongzhen District had apparently visited Tainan between September 6 and 9, but was later admitted to a hospital after returning from the southern Taiwanese city on Friday due to fever, according to the health department.
Laboratory tests showed that the patient is suffering from an indigenous dengue virus known to be widely affecting residents in Tainan. [FULL STORY]