Public warned after dengue fever spikes in Jan; 1 dead

The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has warned people to guard against the spread of dengue fever after 2,683 cases were reported during the month of January. According to the DDC’s weekly forecast of diseases and health hazards for Feb 12-18, a total of 2,683 cases of dengue fever, with one death, were found during the period from Jan 1-Feb 1 – one case for every 405,000 people in Thailand.

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Bangkok Post Reporter