Malaysia seeks to control dengue fever

Country suffers rising numbers of fatalities, prompting government to step up efforts to destroy mosquitoes.

    More than 20 people have died from dengue fever in Malaysia already this year. That is three times more than the same period in 2013.

    Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports from Petaling Jaya on the effort to control the disease that is spread by mosquitoes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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