5 Feb 2018

Surprise Tonga dengue outbreak highlights need for awareness

From , 4:03 pm on 5 February 2018

The dengue fever related death of a 12-year-old girl in Tonga has highlighted the need for more awareness of the disease throughout the region.

Tonga is the latest Pacific country to declare a dengue outbreak which has so far been isolated to the main island of Tongatapu.

Dominic Godfrey has more.

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