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53 people diagnosed with dengue

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 07/02/2018

 

Chief Medical Officer of the Public Health Division says the raining season could worsen Tonga’s situation especially when dengue outbreak has been declared.

 

Dr. Reynold ‘Ofanoa says, it is understood the country is expected to experience lots of rain till April therefore it is vital for people to destroy mosquitoes’ breeding areas in their homes.

 

He also urged the people to drink a lot of water and to see a doctor if they have the symptoms of dengue.

 

To date, 53 people in Tongatapu have been diagnosed with dengue.

 

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