Dengue fever cases in Sarawak surpass 1,000

Dengue fever cases in Sarawak have surpassed 1,000 so far this year. The most affected districts include Sibu, Miri, Kuching, Daro, Bintulu, Kapit and Saratok.

Travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with dengue fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community than the reports indicate.

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