Dengue increase likely during rainy season: WHO warns

Several Asian countries are experiencing unusually high numbers of dengue cases for this time of year. With the rainy season approaching, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for action to minimize illness and deaths from dengue.

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  • Climate change
  • Public health
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  • Asia-Pacific
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Author (corporate) World Health Organization
Publication date 2019
Keywords dengue,warning
Date uploaded December 16, 2019, 08:03 (UTC)
Date modified January 6, 2020, 08:32 (UTC)