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Dengue up, households asked to help

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There has been a big rise in the number of people infected with dengue fever this year, with the number of cases up four-fold over the first two months of 2012, the Public Health Ministry said on Monday 

Public Health Minister Pradit Sinthawanarong said there were 9,824 people treated for dengue during January and February, an average of around 1,000 patients a week. Half of the patients were students.

So far this year, 12 people had died from this disease,

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