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Friday, August 19, 2011

Fourth dengue death confirmed in Panama

Via Newsroom Panama :

" Panama’s Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed on Thursday the fourth death from hemorrhagic dengue during this year’s rainy season.

The victims came from San Miguelito ( 2), Panama City (1) and Bocas del Toro (1).

The MoH is awaiting laboratory test results of laboratory for confirmation of another case

Meanwhile another suspected case has been hospitalized, bringing to nine the latest number of cases

According to official records, 18 people receiving hospital treatment are "entirely stable": seven in Hospital Santo Tomás, six in Dr. Arnulfo Arias Madrid, three in the Pediatric Specialties Hospital and one each in Susana Jones Hospital and the National Hospital.

The MoH surveillance system, reported that to date some 79 people have registered with warning signs."

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