Dengue in Cambodia

This item appears on page 22 of the October 2008 issue.

In August of this year, as the monsoon season was reaching its peak, the number of reported cases of dengue fever in major tourist areas of Cambodia was half that of last year but still above the average.

High-risk areas for the mosquito-spread disease included Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, site of Angkor Wat.