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"I've got to go now mum. I can't breathe." The last words a backpacking son in the grip of dengue fever spoke to his mother on the phone in the back of a Thai ambulance

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A grieving mother whose son died of dengue fever while he was travelling with friends through Asia has spoken out following a world-wide spike in the deadly virus.

Jayne Toulson-Burke, from Stockport, warned travellers to take precautions after the Foreign Office issued a health alert last week amid 'an unexpected rise’ in dengue cases and deaths.

Her son Bob died of dengue fever in a hospital in Thailand on December 7, 2016. His last words to his mother during a phone call home as he was in the back of an ambulance were: "I've got to go now.

I can't breathe and they are putting a tube down my throat." READ MORE: Neighbours rush to help after 'horrific' Oldham car crash as victim, 26, is named Tearful Jayne told the Manchester Evening News: "That's the last time I ever heard from him.

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