Dengue costs two lives in Binh Phuoc Province
The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc today announced hospitals in the province reported two deaths following dengue fever induced complications, one case higher than same period last year.
Moreover, the dengue virus infected a total of 1,986 residents during the first ten months.
Though the rate of infection of dengue decreased by 37 percent compared to the same period last year and there has been no massive outbreak of the disease in the province, two deaths were reported in districts Hon Quan and Dong Xoai Town.
Accordingly, the health sector in province enhanced supervision on mosquito killing duty and cases of infections to soon control outbreaks. Additionally, it has adopted measures to kill the insect plus spraying chemical in districts at high risk.
The health sector in close coordination with local administrations in updating information of immigrants to implement proper measures against the disease with locals’ activities.