Cambodia reports 3,339 cases of dengue fever in 6 months, down 88 percent

Cambodia has seen 3,339 dengue fever cases in the first half of 2020, down 88 percent from 28,285 cases over the same period last year, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Dengue cases in sharp decline

A Ministry of Health report released on Wednesday revealed that dengue fever cases have decreased by about 88 per cent in the first six months of the year compared to the same period last year. ...

Khorn Savi

Ministry of Health warns of dengue fever as rainy season looms

The Ministry of Health has warned the public of the likely increase in dengue fever cases in the coming weeks due to the onset of the rainy season. ...

Va Sonyka

Ministry records decrease in dengue

The Health Ministry yesterday said that the number of people contracting dengue fever continues to decrease across the Kingdom in the wake of a spike. The ministry noted that about 2,400 new cases were found across the Kingdom this month since a spike in July. ...

Pech Sotheary

Dengue death toll hits 25

The ministry said the number of people diagnosed with dengue fever this year had reached 21,130, with 25 people – all of them children – dying from the tropical disease. Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine told The Post on Wednesday that the number of dengue ...

Khorn Savi

Ministry: Dengue fever cases kill 24, see fivefold increase

Twenty-four people have been killed by dengue fever in the first six months of this year – a fivefold increase on the same period last year when seven people died from the virus. There have been more than 10,000 reported cases of dengue so far ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Siem Reap sees sixfold rise in dengue fever

From January 1 to June 9, more than 6,000 patients received treatment for dengue fever at hospitals in Siem Reap province, out of whom eight died. The figure represents a sixfold increase compared to the same period last year when there were no casualties. Bou ...

Khorn Savi

Provinces combating dengue outbreak

With four people having now died from dengue fever in Kratie and Ratanakkiri, three of whom were children, the provincial health departments are spraying and distributing insecticide to target the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries the virus. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Increase in dengue reported in Siem Reap

The Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) has expressed its concerns over an increase in severe dengue cases in Siem Reap province. AHC admitted 265 children infected with the virus in the past two months alone, which is more than all of last year, according to ...

Ry Sochan

Dengue cases hit 1,000-mark in 2019

More than 1,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported so far this year, a number similar to that reported over the same period last year, said Leang Rithea, the dengue control programme manager at the National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control. Rithea ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Dengue outbreak sees 1,691 kids hospitalised in a month

A total of 1,691 children were hospitalised at Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital between October 21 and November 21 after an outbreak of haemorrhagic dengue fever. Another 1,626 children were hospitalised at other Kantha Bopha hospitals during the same period, according to a report from the ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Ministry issues health warning over receding flood waters

The Health Ministry is appealing to flood victims to take precautions against contracting diseases as waters recede. Health Minister Mam Bun Heng on Tuesday made the appeal during a visit to distribute medicine to families in Tboung Khmum province. ...

Sen David

Parents urged to be cautious over dengue

The Health Ministry has urged parents who suspect their children to be suffering from dengue infections, to immediately send them to state-run hospitals for treatment. The call follows the death of 13 children due to dengue fever over the last eight months. ...

Voun Dara

Health Ministry issues dengue fever warning

The Ministry of Health has warned that dengue fever cases could spike this year after a fall in cases in 2017 when compared to 2016. A report from the ministry said that in the first three weeks of 2018, there was a 130 percent spike in ...

Pech Sotheary

Cambodia reports far less dengue fever cases in 2017, down 50 pct

Cambodia saw 6,372 dengue fever cases in 2017, down 50 percent from 12,843 cases in a year earlier, a senior health official said on Tuesday. Huy Rekol, director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, said the virus killed three children, aged between ...


Dengue fever deaths on rise for 2015

Dengue fever has killed at least 16 people so far this year, an uptick from the same period last year, health officials say. The deaths are the result of nearly 4,700 infections. ...

Phorn Bopha

New Mosquito Infection Detected in 98 People

An outbreak of a mosquito-borne virus new to Cambodia with similar symptoms to dengue fever has been detected in Kompong Speu’s Kong Pisei district, a Health Ministry official said yesterday. Director of the Ministry of Health’s communicable disease control department Dr. Sok Touch said that 98 ...

Floods extend dengue season

Recent flooding has extended the dengue fever season this year, the National Dengue Control Program said on Tuesday. Officials added that more than 12,000 people, primarily children, had been hospitalised so far this year with the mosquito-borne infection. Dr Ngan Chantha, head of the NDCP, said “12,392 ...

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