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Dengue cases hit three-year high as Singapore is in peak dengue season

A total of 12,108 dengue cases have been reported this year as dengue cases hit a 3-year high.

Singapore is in peak dengue season, and there are already 5 times more cases compared to the same time last year

Peak dengue season is expected to last till October, so don't let your guard down.

Singapore recorded 666 new dengue cases last week alone – the highest weekly number since Jan 2016

There have been 7,374 cases this year - 5 times more than the same period last year.

Close to 4,000 people contracted dengue from Jan to May this year – triple the number from last year

With the peak dengue season occurring in the months of June to October, NEA said it is expecting the cases to rise further.

There were 2,000 dengue cases from Jan to Mar this year – more than 3 times the same period in 2018

There has been a worrying spike in the number of dengue cases over the first three months of 2019 - and with peak dengue season approaching soon, the numbers are only expected to rise.

Over 200 dengue cases were reported in the first week of 2019 – here are 6 things you might not know about the virus

Did you know that all a mosquito needs to breed is water around the size of Singapore 20 cent coin? Here are five other things you might not know about dengue.

20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes are getting released into a California city by a division of Google’s parent company

The release is a field study for the Debug Project, an initiative that aims to decimate certain mosquito populations.

The first case of female-to-male sexually transmitted Zika has been reported in NYC

A woman coming back from a country with locally transmitted Zika appears to have infected her male partner with the virus after having sex without a condom.

3 babies have been born with Zika-related birth defects in the US

Three babies have been born with Zika-related birth defects and three have been lost through stillbirth, miscarriage, or termination, per CDC database.

The WHO doesn’t want to postpone the Olympics because of Zika — here’s the reason why

The World Health Organization says that there's a "very low risk" of Zika spreading during the Olympics because it will be winter in Brazil.