Beware deadly dengue virus lurking in homes

Check often to eradicate mosquito breeding spots, as dengue is on the rise this year

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While government, healthcare and community efforts have been focused on fighting Covid-19 over the last few months, another virus has reared up - dengue.

So far, it has killed 12 people - or half the number who have died from the other virus, Sars-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 06, 2020, with the headline Beware deadly dengue virus lurking in homes. Subscribe