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Number of Dengue patients have been increased by 31 percent for the first nine month of 2019

HealthOct 23, 2019
Number of Dengue patients have been increased by 31 percent  for the first nine month of 2019
Dengue was a disaster in 2017 as it raised the number of patients to 186,101 for the entire year, whereas on the annual average of dengue patients was 38,000 for the last nine years. But this year's number of patients was 51,854 within first nine months. Last three years (2015 to 2018) the annual average over 90,000. Meanwhile, there are exceptional cases like the Gale district, where the number of patients has increased significantly.

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