Fifty people have died from dengue fever in the first 10 months of this year, a decrease of 72 percent on the same period last year when 176 deaths were recorded, the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control said Monday. Continuing a month-on-month trend, the number of reported dengue cases from January to Oc*tober is also significantly down on last yearís figures, dropping 59 percent from 40,164 cases to 16,326, the centerís director, Char Meng Chuor, said in a statement. Outbreaks of dengue usually coincide with the onset of the rainy season from May until October,
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