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Dengue incidences have grown dramatically worldwide and about half of the world’s population is at risk.

1 In 2019, Malaysia reported over a 60% increase in dengue cases compared to 2018.2
Aedes mosquitoes can be in all kinds of places; your home, place of work, parks and even in your kid’s classroom, putting you and your family at risk of getting dengue fever.1
Total Cumulative Cases
(From 1 January 2023 until 8 April 2023)
(Comparison between total cumulative cases until the 14th week in 2022 and 2023)
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Highest spike in 5 years (2019)
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Highest spike in 5 years (2019)

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What Make This Virus Dangerous?

During the critical phase of a dengue infection, warning signs associated with severe dengue can manifest, which can cause a potentially fatal complication.1

It is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes1
Aedes can be present anytime, anywhere1
Dengue doesn't discriminate1
It can infect anyone, regardless of ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status or environment1
There are 4 chances to be infected1
There are 4 dengue virus serotypes: DENV1, DENV2, DENV3, DENV41
Dengue Symptoms
dengue symptom fever
dengue symptom pain behind the eyes
Pain behind the eyes1
dengue symptom muscle joint pain
Muscle & joint pain1
dengue symptom nausea
dengue symptom vomiting
dengue symptom swollen glands
Swollen glands1
dengue symptom rash
dengue symptom severe headache
Severe headache1
Warning Signs of Severe Dengue1
severe symptom severe abdominal pain
Severe abdominal pain1
severe symptom persistent vomiting
Persistent vomiting1
severe symptom rapid breathing
Rapid breathing1
severe symptom bleeding nose gums
Bleeding nose or gums1
severe symptom fatigue
If you are dealing with any of the signs mentioned above, seek medical attention from a hospital immediately.
Why Should You be Worried?1
It progresses dangerously1
Some cases may progress to severe dengue, leading to hospitalization & potentially deadly complications1
It’s a painful disease to bear1
Patients experience muscular pains and bleeding (in severe cases)1
It’s easy to misdiagnose1
It presents symptoms similar to other diseases1
There’s no specific treatment1
Only symptomatic treatment, which needs early intervention1
2nd infections can be more severe1
Previous infection with DENV increases the risk of the individual developing severe dengue1
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1. World Health Organization. (n.d.). Dengue and severe dengue. World Health Organization. Retrieved August 23, 2022, from

2. Dengue fever: Statistics and key facts. Dengue Fever: Statistics and Key Facts | Prudential Malaysia. (n.d.). Retrieved August 23, 2022, from

3. Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia. Portal Rasmi Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia. (n.d.). Retrieved August 23, 2022, from
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