Dengue, Zika virus infections escalate in HCMC

Dengue fever and diseases caused by Zika virus are escalating in these days in Ho Chi Minh City with 19,021 cases of dengue and 130 Zika infections.

The news was released at a meeting between the department of Preventive Health Center and 24 districts citywide on December 15. Head of the Center’s Infectious Disease Ward Dr. Le Hong Nga said that 33 wards in the city have both dengue cases and infection cases by Zika virus.

By Minh Tam – translated by Uyen Phuong

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