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fred42

Philippines dengue cases down 66% in 2020!!

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After reporting more than 400,000 dengue fever cases in 2019, Philippines health officials are reporting a significant decrease in cases during the first half of this year.

From 1 January to 18 July 2020, there have been a total of 55,160 dengue cases with 200 deaths (CFR 0.36%) reported. This is 66% lower compared to the 163,773 cases with 768 deaths (CFR 0.47%) reported in the same period in 2019.

The decrease in cases is demonstrated specifically at the provincial and municipal level.

In the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), from January to August 2020, there were 668 cases with two deaths compared to the 5,080 with 11 deaths in 2019.

In Kalinga province, dengue cases in the province dropped by 82.33% for the period January to July this year compared to the same period last year.

Provincial Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (PESU) Coordinator Jose Pardito Jr reported there are 115 cases recorded now while 651 cases were reported for the period in 2019.

And in the Eastern Visayas, recorded dengue cases since January of this year have decreased by 73 percent compared to the same period last year.

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-dengue-cases-down-66-in-2020/

 

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to_dave007

i guess keeping the kids inside has a pay off.

 

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Salty Dog
16 minutes ago, to_dave007 said:

i guess keeping the kids inside has a pay off.

Children aren't even allowed outside of the house?… :unknw:

You poor guy… :biggrin_01:

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fred42

I`m just hoping they are not getting the virus results all mixed up with....nevermind.

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jaybee747
On 11/16/2020 at 6:36 PM, fred42 said:

Philippines dengue cases down 66% in 2020!!

 

So people are locked in their homes for almost a year, no travel, no vacations... and you call it a fight? This is surrender, not a fight...

By the way, according to the latest statistics dengue cases in the Philippines are down 81% in 2020.

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SkyMan

Getting dengue is so passe.

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