Doctors have warned that they're seeing an alarming rise in the number of dengue fever cases among adults, many of which are misdiagnosed.
Patients admitted to the hospital for the mosquito-borne disease have significantly increased since July and many are adults, said Dr. Nguyen Thanh Truong of the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
“Many people still mistakenly believe that adults are totally immune to dengue, which has led to serious complications,” he was quoted by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper as saying.
 

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