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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Paraguay : 29 cases of dengue fever reported

Machine translated article from Prensa Latina :

" The Ministry of Public Health confirmed 29 cases of Paraguay dengue in the first 19 days of January and kept under surveillance for suspected other 210 people, today unveiled the institution.

A statement issued here by the Directorate of Health Watch notes that 29 other cases were dismissed. The older records are (58.2 percent) of residents of Asuncion and surrounding cities, and they are the departments of Concepción (14.5 percent) and Alto Paraná (11 , 5 percent), the latter territory bordering Brazil.

The bulletin indicates that prevails dengue type two, and warns that although there were no further deaths, the risk of severe disease caused by the mosquito Aedes aegypti. During the outbreak last year killed 68 Paraguayans for this cause and thousands of notifications were reported throughout the country."

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