Thursday, August 9, 2007

Dengue Downed 11 in Bukidnon

by: Aurell P. Arais

A total of eleven persons were confirmed dead due to dengue in the province.

This was learned from Dr. Inosentes Dagohoy, Provincial Health Officer during the round table discussion regarding the matter.

Based on data, in the whole province from January to June this year, 672 cases were reported and 11 of them died.

Due to high incidence of dengue Inosentes said they are currently intensifying their education and information campaign to all municipalities in the province with the municipal health officers and there respective local government units.

Still he said cleanliness is the best weapon to get rid of mosquitoes that are carrier of the said deadly disease. (with report from Jhonny Failago)


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