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Montevideo, July 24th 2024 - 16:10 UTC

Tag: Leptospirosis

  • Tuesday, June 4th 2024 - 09:21 UTC

    Leptospirosis taking its toll on Rio Grande do Sul flood victims

    Twelve other deaths are still under investigation, Rio Grande do Sul's Health Ministry also said

    Health authorities in the Brazilian flood-hit State of Rio Grande do Sul Rio Grande do Sul confirmed Monday that an eighth patient had died of leptospirosis, Agencia Brasil reported. The victim was a 31-year-old man from São Leopoldo who had prolonged exposure to contaminated water.