Dengue fever cases decrease in HCMC

According to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health, the number of dengue fever cases in the city decreased 19 percent compared to average cases of previous weeks with 396 cases in the past week.

Department of Health reports fall in dengue fever cases in HCMC -Photo: SGGP

Last week the city had no death caused by dengue fever, said the Department. Since the beginning of the year, cases of dengue fever have been on downward trend.

While hand-foot-mouth disease showed a 19 percent increase compared to 4 previous weeks with 65 cases; no death was reported also.

However, chicken pox, mumps and flu have more cases compared to a week before.

By Gia Hung – translated by Uyen Phuong

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