Dengue Fever Information

Sokomal Kep Clinic, held a parent workshop and spoke to Classes 5-9 on how to keep themselves and family safe from catching Dengue Fever. Cambodia recorded nearly 8,000 dengue fever cases in the first nine months of this year, a threefold jump compared to the same period last year. The disease mostly infected children who were under age five up to 15 years. Dengue fever causes an acute illness with symptoms such as headache, high fever, exhaustion, severe muscle and joint pain, swollen glands, vomiting and rashes. Thank you very much to Dr Unlisrent, Dr Chen Kimhong, Theav Leakhena, Sreyneang Muy, En Vuthy, Lim Linda, Chab Somaly and Chhoam Savry for giving your time to speak to our school community. A big thank you also for the exercise books, pencils and jigsaws you donated to the school. Thank you to the clinic and its employees for your support of Kep Gardens.