Dengue cases down in Iloilo City


ILOILO CITY: A drop in the number of dengue cases was noted by the Department of Health from 173 cases from January to May in 2014 to 99 cases for the same period this year. However, the provinces of Antique posted sizable increases for the same period from 46 cases in 2014 to 64 for the first five months of 2015 while Negros Occidental posted 205 cases in 2014 to 260 cases in 2015. However, the health department added that the figures on dengue cases may change at the onset of the rainy season.


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