NEWSGD.COM
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site Map | Chinese
News | Biz | Pearl River Delta | Enjoy Life | Culture | Travelling | Pics | Cities & Towns | Gov Info | Specials
Home > News Brief > Guangdong
Guangdong dengue cases drop as weather cools
Latest Updated by 2006-09-20 10:23:52
Related News
Guangzhou's dengue number decreases
Dengue cases in Guangdong rise to 78
10 new dengue cases reported in Guangdong
Dengue fever cases in S. China province rise to 276
S. China reports 70 cases of dengue fever
Dengue cases in S. China province jump to 124
[Public Health] Dengue Cases in Guangdong Jump to 219
Guangdong News
Guangdong to reduce emission of main pollutants by 15% in 5 years
Guangdong dengue cases drop as weather cools
Guangzhou, Shanghai get train link with Lhasa

The number of dengue fever cases in south China's Guangdong Province rose to 465 Monday, but fewer cases are being reported daily, said the provincial health bureau.

By Monday, 412 patients had recovered and another 53 who were receiving medical treatment were in stable condition, said the bureau.

Five cases were reported Monday, down from around 30 cases daily from the late August to early September, said a source with Guangdong Center of Disease Control and Prevention.

Luo Huiming, director of the center's Infectious Disease Prevention and Treatment Research Institute, said the falling temperatures and public efforts to eradicate mosquitoes were paying off.

Luo also warned the public to be aware that temperatures could rise in the near future, which will bring more mosquitoes.

He said outbreaks in previous years had lasted till November.

Tang Xiaoping, head of the Guangzhou Hospital of Infectious Diseases, warned against panic, saying dengue was transmitted by mosquitoes only -- not by personal transmission -- and most patients recovered in a week.

Dengue is a serious infectious disease that causes high fever and can lead to vomiting and nausea. It kills 25,000 people and infects more than 100 million each year in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, according to the Ministry of Health.

The ministry has announced a nationwide monitoring of dengue fever and will gather details of outbreaks so the disease can be more quickly detected.

Editor: Yan

By: Source: China View website
Previous:  Guangdong to reduce emission of main pollutants by 15% in 5 years  Next:Guangzhou, Shanghai get train link with Lhasa


Volunteers make a splash for a cleaner beach


China Table Tennis Grand Prix kicks off in Guangzhou


Hengqin Stone Park in Zhuhai


Jewelry show


Tom and Katie sets the wedding date
This site contains material from other media for content enrichment purpose only.
The Southcn.com website do not endorse such content and do not bear the joint responsibility of their copyright infringement.
The views expressed in written material posted to the bulletin boards of Southcn.com are those of the authors and/or publishers. The Southcn.com website does not endorse information products posted by organizations and individuals here. The originators of these information products are solely responsible for their content.
For copyright infringement issues, you shall contact Southcn.com within thirty (30) days. Email: falv@southcn.com
If you find any error in this page, please drag your mouse to mark the text with error, then press "CTRL" and "ENTER", to inform us. Thanks for your help!
Home  |  About Us  |   Contact Us  |  Site Map  |  Chinese
©2005 WWW.NEWSGD.COM. All rights reserved.registered number 020074 Terms of Use | Advertise | ICP Certificate No.B2-20050252
Guangdong Gov Link
Guangdong Gov Brief
State Structure
Guangdong in Brief
Laws & Regulations
Exchange Rate
Guangdong Guide
   
Museum Museum
University University
Eat Eat
Shopping Duting
Night Life Night Life
Weather Weather
Phone No. Phone Num
Consulate Consulate
Airport Airport
Travel Tips Tours Tips