East Java experiencing dengue ‘crisis’

Bromo Crater, East Java.

Bromo Crater, East Java. Image by Schristia / CC BY-SA 2.0

East Java authorities have declared a state of emergency over an outbreak of dengue fever, which has infected 1,054 people - 25 of whom have died - in 38 regencies and cities. The public have been urged to help prevent Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from reproducing by draining stagnant water in which the dengue-carrying insects breed. Read more: thejakartapost.com

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