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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Dengue fever spreads across Bolivia

Via Sky News :

" The beginning of the wet season in Bolivia has seen an outbreak of dengue fever.

With five people already killed, health workers are scrambling to disinfect public areas to halt the chance of more people becoming sick.

Bolivian authorities are also trying to educate locals on how to keep mosquito populations down.

There are 40,000 suspected cases of dengue across Bolivia, although only 450 have been confirmed."

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