The Philippines is currently under a “National Dengue Alert,” as declared by the health authorities after more than 450 people were reported to have died from the viral disease since January. Dengue cases have gone up to 85% higher compared to the same time frame last year, with around 100,000 affected in the first half of 2019.
The mosquito-borne viral infection’s symptoms are highly similar to the flu, which include headaches, fever, muscle and joint pains, and manifestation of rashes all over the body. If you are experiencing the said symptoms, you are advised to immediately seek medical consultation.
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