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    8 in 10 Indonesian children has been infected with dengue

    June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

8 in 10 Indonesian children has been infected with dengue

Indonesia has one of the highest burdens of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus, in the world, and children account for many cases. Well over half of all children in urban areas are infected with dengue by the age of 5, and more than 80 percent have been infected with the virus at least once by age 10, researchers now report.

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