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Cook Islands fights dengue threat

Wednesday 27 December 2017 | Published in Local

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Cook Islands fights dengue threat
A close up view of the dengue-spreading mosquito Aedes aegympti, seen through a high-powered electronic microscope. PHOTO: McGill University 17122272

The Cook Islands remains free of dengue fever despite serious outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease across the Pacific in recent months, and the Ministry of Health has pledged to keep it that way this Christmas.

The Cook Islands remains free of dengue fever despite serious outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease across the Pacific in recent months, and the Ministry of Health has pledged to keep it that way this Christmas.


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