Dengue fever cases increasing in Binh Duong, Dong Nai Provinces

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that through investigation, outbreaks of dengue fever has remained in the two southern provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai.

Through a report by heath inspectors in some districts and Bien Hoa city of Dong Nai Province, it showed that health officials  in the province and local government have not implemented the prevention mission thoroughly.

Health inspectors noticed that many families have had water-holding containers including flower vase where mosquitoes are favorite to choose to lay their eggs.

Many houses in the two provinces have been   rented by workers who go out to work all day so spraying chemicals to kill mosquitoes and larva could not be carried out.

The Department of Health in Dong Nai said that total cases of dengue fever infections in 2015 increased higher than the same period last year, most cases have been from Bien Hoa city and districts Trang Bom, Long Khanh and Tan Phu.

By Lam Tuong - translated by Uyen Phuong

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