3 more people die as dengue outbreak worsens in Singapore

There are now 413 active dengue clusters concentrated mostly in the eastern part of the country. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - Three more people have died of dengue fever, bringing the total for the year to 19 deaths as Singapore experiences an outbreak that is unprecedented here.

Those who died were 49 to 92 years of age. Of them, 17 were working or living in a dengue cluster. Last year, a total of 20 people died of dengue.

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