Tag: Dengue

Lee Bee Wah says Khaw Boon Wan recovering well after dengue fever

Former People's Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah, wrote on a recent Facebook post that Khaw Boon Wan, former Minister for...

Erra Fazira hospitalised for dengue

Renowned Malaysian actress and singer Erra Fazira was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday after being diagnosed with dengue fever. Erra, 46 is currently...

NEA raises dengue red alert, warns of “year-end spikes”

The National Environment Agency (NEA) advised residents to continue to stay vigilant in preventing dengue cases especially during the upcoming holiday season. Dengue cases from...

French journalist urges people to allow mosquitoes to bite them and take “blood donation”

Several countries in the Southeast Asian region suffer from a dengue outbreak. As of August 3, Singapore currently has 9,228 reported cases of dengue...

Despite increase in dengue infections, some residents refuse precautionary measures

With dengue cases on the rise, some residents are taking increased precautions but others believe the epidemic will be over soon. In an effort to...

NEA fines 900 homes for unintentionally breeding aedes mosquitoes

Singapore—The National Environment Agency has fined around 900 households for "breeding mosquitoes" due to failure to clean up stagnant water and unintentionally leaving water...

WHO director urges use of dengvaxia vaccine against dengue fever

It is now 2019, and countries have yet to determine a lasting preventive solution for dengue fever. Just in Singapore alone, more than 2,000...

3 dead, 2,000 affected by dengue since January, Minister says community must work together...

More than 2,000 people have caught dengue fever since January this year which is already more than thrice the number of cases compared to...

Dengue cases increase in more than two years; 207 cases reported as of Jan...

Reports on dengue cases have increased over the past three weeks, with 207 cases reported as of January 5 of 2019, noted by National...
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Singapore – City of Dengue

By Elias Tan Clean and green Singapore has a new name: City of Dengue. The deadly mosquito-transmitted disease has claimed its seventh victim this year –...