22 Sep 2008

Dengue cases predicted to increase in Fiji

6:24 am on 22 September 2008

The Ministry of Health in Fiji is expecting the number of dengue cases to increase due to the wet weather experienced in the central division.

The acting Permanent Secretary ,Dr Tima Tuiketei, said the number of reported dengue cases is above 900 and increasing.

The Fiji Times says 14 dengue cases were reported in the northern division, 25 in the eastern division, and 272 in the western division.