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Dengue, hand-foot and mouth cases climb in southern province of Binh Duong

The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Duong yesterday said that dengue and hand-foot-and mouth cases are trending upward.

Dengue, hand-foot and mouth cases climb in southern province of Binh Duong

Specifically, in February, the province reported 572 fresh cases of dengue bringing total number of inpatients to 1,418. Worse, it also reported 168 new cases of hand-foot-and mouth bringing total inpatients to 651.
Thuan An , Di An, Tan Uyen and Thu Dau Mot towns have the most cases of dengue.
Though the province has reported no serious cases, responsible agencies worried about increasing cases. Local administrators called for good personal hygiene, killing of mosquitos and its larva and going to hospitals for treatment.

By XUAN TRUNG - Translated by HAI SON

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