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Centre for Health Protection investigates first local dengue fever case of the year
 

Centre for Health Protection investigates first local dengue fever case of the year

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A male patient, aged 45 with good past health, has developed high fever, chills, headache and dizziness since 29 July. He was sent to the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) of Kwong Wah Hospital (KWH) and was admitted for management on the same day. His blood sample tested positive for dengue virus upon laboratory testing. This is the first local case recorded this year. Excluding this case, as of 3 August, 59 imported cases had been recorded in 2017, including 18 from Thailand, ten from Sri Lanka and seven from the Philippines.
 
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9 Aug 2017 - General