‘Deadlier’ Dengue


The health department says it is closely monitoring a "deadlier" Dengue strain in Mindanao that could be transferred to Metro Manila.

The Department of Health (DOH) says it is closely monitoring a rare and deadlier strain of dengue first monitored in Zamboanga City two years ago. DOH Assistant Secretary Dr. Enrique Tayag said dengue cases are increasing in the city, and that cases usually shoot up when there are new serotype strains.

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