Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- Through the first seven months of the year, Vietnam has seen 80,555 dengue fever cases, an increase of 33.5 percent compared the same period in 2016. Health officials also reported five additional dengue-related fatalities, bringing the total to 22. Majority of cases were reported from the South (59 percent). A sharp increase in the number […] The post Dengue fever cases up by 33 percent in Vietnam appeared first on Outbreak News Today.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- The Samoan Ministry of Health issued a dengue fever alert after two dozen cases were reported, including two suspected dengue-related deaths. Health officials were notified of severely ill cases from Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital in Apia, which is the chief hospital of Samoa. According to a Samoa Observer report, 54 lab tests have been requested and […] The post Samoa issues dengue alert appeared first on Outbreak News Today.
Saturday, August 12, 2017 -- Case count down After reporting more than 200,000 dengue fever cases in each of the last two years, some great news is being reported by Philippine public health officials. During the first six months of 2017, officials report a total of 43,770 dengue cases nationwide. This number is 36.8 percent lower (25,527) compared to the same time […] The post Dengue in the Philippines: Cases down 37%, Testing to be available at the malls appeared first on Outbreak News Today.