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Hypothetical unfolding of a global conjoint epidemic
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  1. Sohil Pothiawala
  1. Emergency Medicine, Woodlands Health Campus, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sohil Pothiawala, Emergency Medicine, Woodlands Health Campus, National Healthcare Group, Singapore; drsohilpothiawala{at}yahoo.com

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The ongoing global pandemic of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a public health emergency. A range of measures are being taken worldwide across the healthcare sector as well as at national levels to curb this crisis.

Increasing number of dengue cases and explosive outbreaks are reported in new areas in the world which were previously dengue-free. The cycles of epidemics occur every 5–6 years, usually peaking in the hottest months around rainy season from May to September.1 There are an unusually high number of dengue cases …

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