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DHF mosquitoes in Cirebon are more ferocious than Jabodetabek, 8 residents died


RN – DHF mosquitoes in Cirebon, West Java are more virulent than Jabodetabek. DHF cases reached more than 1,000 people, and eight of them died.

The Cirebon District Health Office, West Java, in the period January through June 2022 reached more than 1,000 people, and eight of them died.

The Sub-Coordinator for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (P2PM) at the Cirebon District Health Office, Luqman Denianto of Cirebon, stated that DHF cases mainly attack children under 14 years of age.

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In fact, Luqman said, almost everyone infected with dengue had to be rushed to the hospital for more intensive treatment.

She considered the case of death because she was not helped while undergoing medical treatment and was born among the children.

“This number is DHF patients who have been hospitalized, and on average they are improving so they are allowed to go home,” he said.

He adds that in the same period the number of dengue cases this year increased more than three times compared to 2021 which reached 360 people.

While the total cases of dengue fever in Cirebon Regency during 2021 reached 820 people, so that more cases were found in the middle of this year.

“The results of the early mid-2022 cases have exceeded the total dengue cases at Cirebon Regency during 2021,” he said.

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