New Caledonia dengue outbreak worsens

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Figures released in New Caledonia show almost 500 people have contracted dengue since an epidemic of the mosquito-borne disease was declared in the week before Christmas. Health care officials said 319 people have been infected since the beginning of the month. Forty-seven of them have been taken to hospital. The most affected area is Noumea […]

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