Dengue fever cases increase by 300 percent in Khanh Hoa Province

Dengue fever infections in the central province of Khanh Hoa increased by 300 percent, said the provincial Department of Health.

As per the department, by end of September, 2015, over 2,700 infected dengue fever cases have been recorded in the province, increasing by 322 percent compared to the same period last year. One death was reported.

Accordingly, the Department urged the Preventive Medicine Center to enhance control and prevention task in the localities as well as implement more effective measures against the disease especially in areas which have outbreaks of the disease.

The Department also asked medical facilities to prepare enough medicine and equipment to treat patients so as to minimize the death.

By Van Ngoc - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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