DOH: 4 regions have already shown dengue epidemic proportions


Posted at Jul 16 2019 03:50 PM

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Philippine health officials have declared a nationwide dengue alert following an alarming rise in the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease, a spike so serious that the World Health Organization warns the country may experience a severe dengue epidemic this year. Philippine Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo said, four regions in the country have already shown dengue incidence in epidemic proportions.