Anti-dengue efforts stepped up in Woodlands

Banners warning about dengue in the neighbourhood have been put up in Woodlands. A total of 360 people in the area around Woodlands Avenue 6 have been infected in two dengue clusters which are currently the largest in Singapore.
Banners warning about dengue in the neighbourhood have been put up in Woodlands. A total of 360 people in the area around Woodlands Avenue 6 have been infected in two dengue clusters which are currently the largest in Singapore.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

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Sembawang GRC and the National Environment Agency (NEA) say they are doing everything they can to stop the transmission of dengue, amid the current epidemic affecting Singapore.

Efforts have been stepped up particularly around Woodlands Avenue 6, where 360 people have been infected in two dengue clusters which are now the largest here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2019, with the headline 'Anti-dengue efforts stepped up in Woodlands'. Print Edition | Subscribe