Dengue infection numbers forecast to stay low

A Gravitrap deployed by the National Environment Agency (NEA) as part of its efforts to reduce the mosquito population here. Concerted community action is also needed in this push, said an NEA official.
A Gravitrap deployed by the National Environment Agency (NEA) as part of its efforts to reduce the mosquito population here. Concerted community action is also needed in this push, said an NEA official. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO FILE PHOTO
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The number of dengue infections in Singapore is poised to stay low this year.

The 2,772 infections reported last year were the lowest in 16 years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 29, 2018, with the headline Dengue infection numbers forecast to stay low. Subscribe