Dengue alert in the west for Sri Lanka

As the 2018 national total of dengue fever cases approached 50,000 (and 52 related deaths), government surveillance identified high-risk areas with an increased presence of the dengue vector - Aedes mosquitoes. Parts of the Western Division, including Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara were put on alert; between them, they had recorded more than one-third of all dengue fever cases last year. Read more

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