Medical Source: 11 people killed in Aden by dengue fever epidemic

Medical Source: 11 people killed in Aden by dengue fever epidemic


A medical source said 11 people died in the southern Yemeni city of Aden due to dengue fever, which was widely spread in the city.

A medical source at the Aden City Public Health and Population office said that 11 people had been killed by dengue fever since the beginning of its spread in the  city about three weeks ago, but said the spraying campaign to control mosquito spots and epidemic sites that had been launched two days earlier would help reduce the spread of the disease.

"Al-Masdar online " tried to communicate with the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Health and population in Aden regarding the number of cases affected and the role assumed by the Health Bureau to address the epidemic but he did not respond, and a medical source we were communicating with him could not provide a specific figure for the number of cases infected in Aden but said that the outcome deaths of the disease reached the number 11 with the death of a young man in Crater Directorate yesterday.


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