Selangor dengue cases expected to increase by 150%, says exco

SELANGOR is expected to face a 150% spike in dengue fever cases this year or next year if the breeding sites of Aedes mosquitoes are not dealt with seriously by the community.

State Public Health, Unity, Women and Family Development Committee chairman, Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud said as of February 11, which is the sixth epidemiological week (ME), a total of 6,870 cases was recorded, an increase of 141.4% compared with the same period, last year.