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× Dengue cases up by 92% this year, reach 402,694

MANILA, Philippines --- While new dengue cases continue to drop, the total number of patients who were afflicted with the mosquito-borne disease this year has already breached more than 400,000.

Based on the Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau's monitoring, there are already 402,694 dengue cases nationwide as of Nov. 16, a 92-percent increase from last year, when there were only 209,335…