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THE NATIONAL DENGUE CONTROL UNIT

The National Dengue Control Unit is the focal point for the National Dengue Control Programme in the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. It was established in the year 2005 as a decision taken by the Ministry of Health following the major Dengue outbreak in year 2004. It is responsible for the coordination of Dengue Control or Preventive activities with different stakeholders.

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UPDATES

CASES FOR THE MONTH OF may 2022

 
6483

Cumulative cases since 01/01/2022 : 31171

(Source: DenSys)

UPDATES

CASES FOR THE MONTH OF may 2021

 
1441

Cumulative cases for the year 2021 : 35924

(Source: DenSys)

Transmission of the Dengue virus is
caused by the female mosquitoes of Aedes
aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Aedes
aegypti is the major vector of Dengue
illness that caused epidemics, where as
Aedes albopictus may cause epidemics
when its density is high.

Current Dengue situation


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