Vintar school boy is latest fatal victim of dengue

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – A Grade 7 public school pupil of this town was the recent fatal victim of Dengue virus in the province.

Records at the MMMHospital in Batac City identified the victim as Renz Agcaoili of Brgy. Bulbulala, this town. He was admitted at the Batac hospital on July 5 but later, he succumbed to the deadly mosquito bite virus.

Meanwhile, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Artemio Gambalan has reminded all residents to strictly observe precautionary health measures to prevent the spread of dengue-virus in their respective areas. (Theo S. Guiang)