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Submitted: 18 January 2013 Modified: 23 November 2016
HERDIN Record #: NCR-RITM-13011810123387

Dengue in the Philippines

Maria Rosario Z. Capeding

This issue will focus on the epidemiology of dengue in children, current surveillance systems and national efforts to stop mosquitoes from spreading. The introduction of a vaccine will be essential to control the spread of infection that can have devastating consequences in both children and adults.

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