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Dengue cases increase more than 10,000 nationwide

Laos recorded 10,469 cases of dengue fever throughout the country and 12 deaths, according to the Centre of Information and education for Health, the Ministry of Health on July 21.
The 12 deaths included five in Vientiane, three in Attapeu, two in Saravan, and two more in Oudomxay and Xieng Khuang province.
Dengue is another disease that must be closely monitored, because there is a tendency to increase and spread widely throughout the country.
The highest number of dengue patients were reported in Vientiane at 5,429, with 869 cases in Saravan, 858 cases in Luang Namtha, 799 cases in Sekong, 710 cases in Attapeu province.
The spread of the disease also resulted in deaths and an increase in the number of patients, which is the only way to prevent this disease, everyone should prevent mosquitoes and implement the five principles set out by the Ministry of Health on a regular basis, especially destroying the source of mosquito breeding grounds. Without mosquitoes, there will be no mosquitoes.

Source: Lao News Agency

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