Dengue hits un­lucky 13 cases

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

THE of­fi­cial num­ber of con­firmed cases of dengue fever in Port Dou­glas is cur­rently at 13.

Trop­i­cal Pub­lic Health Ser­vices (Cairns) di­rec­tor Dr Richard Gair said the last con­firmed case of dengue fever in Port Dou­glas was on Fe­bru­ary 23.

‘‘We are work­ing in con­junc­tion with lo­cal vec­tor con­trol teams to re­spond to any sus­pected cases of dengue fever,’’ he said.

There are no con­firmed cases of dengue fever in Moss­man.

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