Unfortunately Bali is in the news for all the wrong reasons more and more often of late. There’s the more typical issues that come with concreting over paradise — over-development, pollution and trash disposal and, of course, the traffic — but there are also more troubling issues such as a rise in petty crime, theft, druggings and corruption.
According to the Jakarta Post, Bali Today and resident photographer Jason Childs, Bali has been severely touched by numerous dengue fever cases (which is transmitted by mosquito bites). Authorities have also warned the public of a Chikungunya virus going round. As a province Bali is usually spared from these kinds of outbreaks but this latest outbreak has drawn the full attention of the Indonesian authorities.
We think it’s time to remind you about dengue fever… again.
Dengue Fever cases in the Badung regency in Bali, are on the increase with 15 cases being reported at the Public Health Office so far this month.