DOH reports 11,000 new dengue cases

Amid the controversy surrounding the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday disclosed that about 11,000 dengue cases had been reported in the first six weeks of the year.   According to the DOH Dengue Disease Surveillance Report, a total of 10,980 dengue cases were reported from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10.   A total of 51 deaths had also been recorded for 2018, the DOH report added.   But the number of dengue cases was 41.38 percent lower than the 18,731 cases reported within the same period last year, the report said.   It also noted that most of the dengue cases were recorded in areas where the mass dengue vaccination pro...Keep on reading: DOH reports 11,000 new dengue cases

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