Vietnam sees increase in dengue fever cases

The number of reported dengue fever infections in Vietnam has reportedly increased 2.5 times when compared with summer last year.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Image by sweet_redbird / CC BY-SA 2.0

Across the country, more than 25,000 cases of dengue have been reported, and 16 people have died from the virus, which is spread mainly by mosquito. Ho Chi Minh City is among the places hardest hit by the current outbreak. Read more:

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