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Dengue fever patient numbers in lower northeast quadruples

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UBON RATCHATHANI, June 17 – The number of dengue fever patients in Thailand’s lower northeastern provinces is four times higher in the first five months of this year compared to last year.

From January 1- May 31, the number of patients was recorded at 3,544 cases, four times last year’s figure, with nine deaths being reported, said Dr Sarayuth Uttamangkapong, director of the local disease control office in Ubon Ratchathani.

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