Dengue Fever Kills Five in HCM City

Five people died from dengue fever in HCM City in the first six months of the year, the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre said on Monday.

HCM CITY — Five people died from dengue fever in HCM City in the first six months of the year, the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre said on Monday.

A total of 4,768 dengue cases, up 176 per cent year-on-year, were recorded in the city during the period.

The peak time for the disease in HCM City and the southern region usually starts in June as rains become more frequent, according to Nguyễn Trí Dũng, the centre’s director.

In June, the city reported nearly 2,330 dengue cases, a month-on-month surge of 40 per cent, he added.

The number of people hospitalised in HCM City with contagious diseases this year has sharply increased compared with the same period last year, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre. 

Source: Vietnamnews.vn

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