A Health Ministry official yesterday said more people died last year after contracting dengue fever than in 2017.
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Fifty-two people have died and over 48,000 affected by the dengue virus in Sri Lanka.
The National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control says that cases of dengue fever have increased this year, including the number of those who died from the virus.
Though vast amounts of money are spent on fighting malaria, unfortunately, a silver bullet in the form of a vaccine or drugs to fight all known malaria strains has yet to be developed.
The dengue fever cases for the first six months this year increased to more than 70 percent compared to the same period last year.
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Cases of dengue fever have more than doubled in the first three months of 2018 if compared to the same period last year.
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The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads debilitating and potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, thrives in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin.
In the first seven months of this year more than 109,000 cases of dengue infection have been reported in Sri Lanka.
Health Ministry is running a campaign to educate on how to protect from dengue.
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