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Dengue alert in Paraguay; SMS awareness campaign to fight mosquitoes

Wednesday, December 19th 2012 - 06:27 UTC
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Paraguay’s Health Ministry announced it will appeal to SMS messages as part of the awareness campaign to help prevent the mosquito transmitted dengue disease which this year has already caused 70 deaths and thousands of infections. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Good move by Uruguay.

    Dec 19th, 2012 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redpoll

    Yes Chris we do do some things well. The army was round my barrio doing a survey and collected a lot of disused tyres in the baldios which went to the incinerator

    Dec 19th, 2012 - 03:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    “Dengue is endemic in Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and north of Argentina. The only country free of dengue with only a few ‘imported cases’ has been Uruguay, where a fumigation campaign has started following the exceptional rainfall of November and December. ”

    Well, TTT/ Nozzy, it seems there IS Dengue Fever in Argentina, afterall.

    The other, responsible, governments seem to have a plan and a budget to contain it and prevent it.
    Meanwhile, Argentina sweeps it under the rug - while her people suffer.

    A familiar story.

    Dec 20th, 2012 - 12:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #3 So as TTT always says, why hasn't it gotten out online, in a tech savvy and politically free country???

    Dec 23rd, 2012 - 02:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    It just did.

    Dec 23rd, 2012 - 06:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #5 What you think I'm TTT, just because I agree with him about this? He's a clever guy and I like him, but he doesn't seem as pro-Cristina as I am tbh...

    Dec 27th, 2012 - 02:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest


    What the fu£k are you blathering on about?

    Dec 27th, 2012 - 03:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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