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Watch Out for Dengue This Monsoon Season

Associate Professor Dr Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, Infectious Disease Physician, University Malaya Medical Centre

08-Nov-22 16:00

Watch Out for Dengue This Monsoon Season

For decades, dengue has been endemic in Malaysia and remains an ever-present threat all year long. But is it a threat that we still take seriously? We check in with Assoc Prof Dr Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, infectious diseases physician with University Malaya Medical Centre on how we can ramp up public health measures to prevent surges in dengue cases, especially during the monsoon season.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


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Categories:  health policywellnessmanaging disease

Tags:  dengueaedesfloodmosquitofoggingfeverprimary care





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