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Turning point reached in battle against dengue

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “We need to continue vigilance on everyone’s part. We’re always at risk,” said Darryl Oliveira, administrator of the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

  • BRYANT FUKUTOMI / BFUKUTOMI@STARADVERTISER.COM
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    State Health Director Dr. Virginia Pressler spoke about dengue fever at a news conference Wednesday. “This is just the beginning of a new phase, for we need to be prepared every day for a new mosquito-borne disease outbreak,” Pressler said. Behind her are Gov. David Ige, left, and Darryl Oliveira, administrator of the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

With no new cases of dengue fever reported in 30 days, it appears the Hawaii island dengue fever outbreak has come to an end. Read more

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