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Dengue: 200.000 cases confirmed in triple frontier: Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil

Friday, March 1st 2013 - 00:07 UTC
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Paraguay, north Argentina and Brazil are in dengue alert following the confirmation of over 200.000 cases of the mosquito transmitted viral disease so far this year. The situation is considered worst that in previous years because besides a deep rise in the confirmed cases, the circulation of the four sero-types (strains) of dengue (1, 2, 3 and 4) has been detected, which means the disease keeps expanding. Read full article

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  • toxictaxitrader2

    I seem to remember a denial of a Dengue fever outbreak in Argentina in this forum ,“because I have not heard about one single case in the news ” dont believe everything you dont read in the in the newspapers!

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 08:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    A biblical plague heading their way ?

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 10:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @1 Yes that was Nozzy the whatever, aka TTT

    He shut up when I posted the fact that his beloved AR had done NOTHING to prevent the spread of Dengue in the north of the country putting its' citizens at risk.

    I wish the non professionals would not use 'flu symptoms' when describing Dengue: it belittles the seriousness of the problem and leads to non-indigenous people dismissing the real threats to their health of this disease.

    My best friend went on his first cruise holiday this year and told me there was something about the flu like Dengue: did I know anything about it.

    He soon modified his plans to take a trip onto the island in question and asked the ship medical team why the downplay of the real facts. No answer came there.

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    They do have outbreaks in Argentina. When I was living in BsAs there were government advisories about how to reduce the risk shown on TV.

    That said, it is not as prevalent as, say, Paraguay.

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MagnusMaster

    Me thinks the government is trying to cover up dengue outbreaks.

    Mar 03rd, 2013 - 07:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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