Singapore Braces for Dengue Surge as Cases Double

Alessio Tanaka
1 min read

Singapore is currently experiencing a surge in dengue cases and a warning has been issued by authorities regarding a potential increase in the following months. The first quarter alone saw over 5,000 reported cases of dengue, marking a significant increase compared to the same period last year. Additionally, this surge has led to seven fatalities, raising concerns and prompting vigilance from the National Environment Agency. Dengue, also referred to as break-bone fever, traditionally peaks from May to October in Singapore. The National Environment Agency has emphasized the need for vigilance to prevent a potential dengue surge in 2024.

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