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× 100% spike in cases prompts DOH call for LGUs to step up fight vs dengue

TACLOBAN CITY---The number of dengue fever cases in Eastern Visayas has doubled this year, prompting the regional Department of Health (DOH) office to renew a call to local government units to raise the level of their fight against the deadly mosquito-borne disease.

As of June 15, the number of dengue cases across the region has already reached 4,437 with 17 deaths, according to Boyd Cerro, regional…