26 Jun '11, 9pm

An uncommon strain of dengue has hit the Marsiling area, with 61 cases reported as of Friday

SINGAPORE - An uncommon strain of dengue has hit the Marsiling area, with 61 cases reported as of Friday. The National Environment Agency (NEA) said residents may have little or no immunity against the Den-3 virus, leading to quicker dengue transmission. However, the NEA assures the public that there is no indication of the strain spreading to other parts of the country at this point in time. The Marsiling area has seen two clusters of dengue transmission recently, with the first detected at Marsiling Rise on April 21. The second cluster detected on May 19 is also the largest so far this year. The NEA has stepped up control measures in the area, including dispatching 70 officers to carry out mass operations to search and destroy potential breeding habitats. The agency has also roped in various partners, including Sembawang Town Council and the National Parks Board (NParks)...

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