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Thursday, June 20, 2013

67 die from dengue in Paraguay

Via People's Daily Online :

" The dengue fever in Paraguay has caused 67 deaths so far this year, the country's press said Wednesday.

According to reports in Asuncion, capital city of Paraguay, the Public Health Ministry said 47 of the victims were also suffering from other ailments, such as hypertension, diabetes, morbid obesity or heart problems.

Several victims had risk factors, such as pregnancy or being younger than a year or older than 60.

More than 50 victims lived in the Central Department (state) or in Asuncion."

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