Hanoi still reports more than 1,000 dengue cases last week despite cold season

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Currently, the weather in Hanoi has turned into a cold season with a temperature that is unfavorable for the development of disease-transmitting mosquitoes.

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The number of dengue cases continued to decrease compared to the previous week but remained high. Last week, Hanoi recorded 1,165 cases of dengue fever and two deaths.

Since the beginning of the year, you mentioned Hanoi 18,788 cases, 25 deaths; The number of cases increased by 5.6 times compared to the same period in 2021 (3352 cases, 0 deaths).

There are currently 82 active outbreaks, in 18 districts, where many patients are present in some active outbreaks: Pong – Phong X – That That (324), Vinh Loc 1 – Phong Xa – That That (79), Thao Noi – Son Ha – Phu Xuyen (43), Thanh – Thanh Kao – Thanh Oy.

In order to prevent dengue fever, the health sector continues to strengthen the monitoring of indicators from the caterpillar and mosquitoes that transmit dengue in areas where cases appear, disease outbreaks, and high-risk areas, thus developing appropriate and timely response activities.

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