Worst dengue outbreak in Singapore’s history expected this year with more than 14,000 cases reported so far: NEA
Singapore is on track to record its worst dengue outbreak in its history this year.
More than 14,000 cases have been reported since Jan 1, with the total number expected to surpass the high of 22,170 reported in 2013, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Thursday (July 2).
Eight people died of dengue fever in 2013, while there have been 16 deaths so far this year.
While the whole world is grappling with COVID-19, other viruses keep lurking or erupting in different parts of the globe.
Below are some links to the resources related to the Dengue Fever outbreak in Singapore:
Health Xchange – Dengue Fever: Symptoms and Prevention
(SG) National Center for Infectious Diseases – Dengue
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers – Singapore General Health Risks: Dengue
Ministry of Health, Singapore – Dengue
- National Environment Agency, Singapore – Dengue Cases