Classic and hemorrhagic dengue cases up five times in Antioquia, Colombia

Posted on November 4, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

The El Niño phenomenon triggered contagion figures of classic dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever in Antioquia. This was reported the Health Office, who said that while in January 2009 showed 166 cases of dengue fever in the department, so far are 2010 and 420. “At the moment we are not going to declare a health emergency because Antioquia department has been a good management, even last year had a 60 percent reduction in mortality from these diseases. Read Article

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