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Montevideo, January 31st 2023 - 09:58 UTC

Tag: dengue fever

  • Thursday, May 7th 2020 - 10:42 UTC

    Argentina has more reported cases of dengue (25.000) than of coronavirus (5,200)

    In Argentina since August last year until April 2020 the notifications system has reported 52,594 suspected cases of dengue, Zica, Chicungunya and Yellow fever.

    Argentina officially has 5.208 COVID 19 confirmed cases with a death toll of 273 since the pandemic broke out. However the country is suffering from even more acute disease infection, the mosquito-transmitted dengue, with some 25.000 confirmed cases, and of which 5.601 in the last three weeks.

  • Saturday, February 22nd 2020 - 09:03 UTC

    Dengue in Paraguay: 20 deaths and 5.766 cases confirmed

    To date, 106,127 total dengue fever cases have been reported, including 5,766 confirmed cases and 20 deaths. Nearly 20.000 cases have been reported weekly

    Paraguay's Health Minister Julio Mazzoleni announced on Friday the latest information on the dengue fever outbreak in the country. “We want to start the conference with good news: the epidemic has slowed in the area of Asunción and Central, at this time we have not reached peak and we are currently on a plateau and we even have a tendency of a decline in most of the hospitals, stating this will be corroborated next week”.

  • Friday, August 30th 2019 - 07:40 UTC

    Central America suffering the worst outbreak of dengue fever in decades

    Besides Central America other Latin American nations such as Brazil, Paraguay, Colombia and Belize are also affected, says the Pan American Health Organization.

    Central America is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever in decades - and scientists say the disease is likely to spread and become more frequent in the future due to climate change.