Dengue Fever Infections on the Rise Nationwide

149 cases of dengue fever have been reported in the last nine days, with two deaths attributed to the disease.

According to a report by Lao Post, more than 1,000 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed in Laos this year.

The Centre of Information and Education for Health, under the Ministry of Health, reported that 149 cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have been confirmed in the last nine days. Two deaths have been attributed to the disease, one in Vientiane Capital, and one in Xayaboury District.

Vientiane Capital has reported the highest number of dengue cases, with 334 cases, while Attapeu has reported 188 cases, Vientiane Province 173, Bolikhamxay 98, Khammouane 95, Savannakhet 85, Salavanh 77, and 76 cases in Xayaboury.

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Latsamy Phonevilay