Singapore facing dengue fever outbreak

Some 12,000 cases with four deaths reported, as city-state suffers worst outbreak of the disease.

    Singapore is experiencing one of the worst dengue fever outbreaks in the country's history.

    The virus has already killed four people and 12,000 got infected.

    So the government has launched an effective war against dengue, engaging the entire community in an effort to bring this year's epidemic under control.

    Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports from Singapore.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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