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153 confirmed dengue cases in Tonga

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 12/04/2018

Health Ministry has recorded 153 cases of dengue since the beginning of the year.

The Supervising Public Health Inspector – Sela Fa’u urges the public to be more cautious during the rainy period in order to control the spread of dengue.

Fa’u calls on the people to destroy the mosquitoes breeding areas and to keep their homes clean.

She highlights the need for parents to ensure their children are safe at all times especially during the outbreak season.

The Supervising Public Health Inspector says if people have the symptoms of dengue, they should consume a lot of water and take Panadols.

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