Dengue fever outbreak confirmed in Tanzania

Tanzania on Sunday confirmed the outbreak of dengue fever, saying 11 people have been diagnosed with the disease in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.

“The ministry is aware of the outbreak of dengue fever in Dar es Salaam and 11 patients have been diagnosed with the disease,” Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Mpoki Ulisubisya said.

The government has started to take control measures to check the disease from spreading further, he said.

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