Dengue cases set to rise

The New Year’s dengue fever toll has already topped 6,200 cases (with 5 deaths) and it’s expected to climb following recent rains. Over 40 percent of cases have been in the Western province that includes the capital Colombo and 2 other large cities, Gampaha and Kalutara. One news report asserts that: ‘2018 has been identified as a dengue epidemic year.’ Read more

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