The Dengue Epidemic

The Dengue Epidemic

What Sri Lanka is doing wrong According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health, the dengue statistics for 2017 in the island are as follows: Suspected cases in the last 06 months – 63,987 Cases reported from Western Province – 42.62% approximately Highest number of cases reported – During the 20th week of 2017 The dengue fever has now reached epidemic levels in Sri Lanka. Major public sector hospitals are struggling to accommodate the influx of patients. Even though the hospitals have enough medication, there is no space…