Dengue fever kills a child in Zambales
Dengue fever kills a child in Zambales

Dengue fever kills a child in Zambales

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Subic, Zambales – A 6-year-old boy from the city died this month of dengue fever, according to the City Health Service (MSH).

Health Ministry data showed that the deaths were among 75 confirmed cases of dengue fever in the city since January this year.

Noel Bueno, the district health officer, said the district recorded 744 cases of dengue fever in the first five months of this year, an increase of more than 600 from the same period last year.

Most of the recent dengue cases were reported in the city of Subic, prompting local health officials to step up their campaign to prevent an outbreak.

Dengue fever is a viral infection that is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Since the beginning of this month, the Subic Regency Government has carried out a fumigation operation to destroy mosquito breeding grounds.

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