The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced four new cases of local dengue fever, all living in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City.
The CDC stated that none of the four cases had a recent history of domestic or foreign travel. The main activity locations were mainly near their homes in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City.
In order to prevent the spread of dengue, the health unit has gone to the case’s residence and surrounding areas to carry out indoor and outdoor chemical spraying, chemical prevention and breeding, and expand epidemic investigation and inspection.
According to statistics from the CDC, there have been nine local cases of dengue fever in Taiwan so far this year, including 7 cases in Kaohsiung City and 2 cases in Taichung City, and 31 imported cases.
Of the imported cases, they came from the following countries: Vietnam (18 cases), Indonesia (6 cases), the Philippines (2 cases), Singapore (2 cases), Thailand (1 case), Myanmar (1 case) and Honduras (1 case).