Dengue fever on rise in Fiji

Suva, April 7 (IANS) Fiji has recorded 141 cases of dengue fever for the first three months of this year, Xinhua reported Sunday.

The cases were reported from the central, western and the northern divisions, with the north recording the highest, health ministry spokesman Shalvin Deo told the Fiji Times.

“The symptoms of dengue include fever, headache, pain behind the eyes, joint and muscle pain, rashes, nausea and vomiting and mild bleeding such as nose or gum bleeding,” said Deo.

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