Tag archive for ‘dengue fever epidemic’
By Robert On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
1 Comment

PAHO issues a dengue fever epidemic alert for Central America as rainy season begins

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has issued a dengue fever epidemic alert for  the member states  of Central America and Dominican Republic Subregion, which include Mexico More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Dengue epidemic in Southwest Brazil, Campo Grande in a ‘State of Emergency’

Health officials in the southwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul are battling a epidemic-like surge of dengue fever in which some 9,000 cases have been reported from the capital city  during the month More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Peru’s Amazonian region battle dengue fever outbreak

Photo/CDC-James Gathany The epidemic of dengue fever in Latin America was enormous in 2012 with some 161,000 people infected with the mosquito borne virus. In Peru, there has been 21,000 dengue cases, or 18 percent More...

Recent Posts


Splash Page logo 300x146 Today in History