Disease

Sri Lanka – Dengue fever

During the first three months of 2016, Sri Lanka reported less than 14,000 dengue fever case, and 2016 was one of the most active dengue years in a long time. According to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology Unit, as of Mar. 24, the island country has seen 24,562 cases, and there is a week to go.

Diseases such as dengue fever and even bird flu are spreading in Asia, and millions of poultry are being destroyed in South Korea today. The spread of diseases in Sri Lanka may be a part of a regional Asian health crisis – according to Sri Lankan Authorities.

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