Dengue kills 28 in
BY CARLA GOMEZ
Dengue fever hit 1,850 persons and killed 28 in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City from January to the first week of October this year, health officials reported yesterday.
Nineteen persons died from dengue in seven cities and three towns in Negros Occidental from January to Oct. 3, or an increase of 57 percent from 11 deaths during the same period last year, Provincial Health Officer Luisa Efren said yesterday.
In Bacolod City, 970 dengue cases were reported with nine deaths as of the first week of October, City Health Officer Salome Biñas said yesterday.