Dengue fever has reached alarming proportions in Singapore-otgnewsupdate

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Dengue fever has reached alarming proportions in Singapore-otgnewsupdate

In Singapore, although the corona virus epidemic is under control to some extent, dengue cases are now on the rise.

According to a far off press agency , dengue is spreading rapidly in Singapore and 14,000 cases of dengue are reported within the country this year.

Dengue cases could rise sharply by the end of the year, according to health officials in Singapore.

A total of 1,468 people have contracted dengue fever in the country in the past week, while according to officials, 16 people have died of dengue so far.

On the other hand, if we talk about the deadly epidemic of corona virus in Singapore, so far 44,479 people have been infected with the corona virus in the country, while the number of deaths due to the virus is 26.

Authorities fear dengue cases could rise within the country as June to October is that the mosquito breeding season

They say that after a dengue mosquito bite, like the corona virus, the infected person starts showing symptoms within 5 or 10 days, while the symptoms of dengue are very similar to corona, including high fever, muscle aches. Discomfort and headaches are included.

The Singaporean government is taking other steps, including removing stagnant water, to stem the spread of dengue fever.


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