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Montevideo, April 25th 2024 - 07:01 UTC

Tag: Uruguay dengue

  • Monday, April 1st 2024 - 12:32 UTC

    Uruguay reports 224 case of dengue disease transmitted by mosquitoes

    The disease has been constantly increasing but is expected to become less significant in May with cold weather that will help eliminate mosquitoes

    Uruguay has reported 224 cases of the mosquito transmitted disease dengue, including three related deaths, of which 113 are identified as autochthonous and 111 imported, according to the latest release (March 30) from the country's Public Health Ministry, MSP. The release also mentions imported cases of chikungunya (1) from Brazil and zika (2) from Southeast Asia.

  • Wednesday, March 20th 2024 - 08:06 UTC

    Uruguay: President Lacalle announces first dengue-caused death

    Lacalle will decide with Rando the government's next steps

    President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday confirmed Uruguay's first fatality due to dengue fever in 2024 following a Health Ministry (MSP) report that a possible case was under investigation. The head of state will meet Wednesday with Health Minister Karina Rando at the Suarez y Reyes residency to review possible courses of action with the malady as a priority.