Cuba: School converted to hospital to treat dengue patients

Posted on August 21, 2012 • Filed under: Cuba, Latin America Health, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

A dengue outbreak in eastern Cuba has forced the authorities to make a vocational school in a hospital, according to reports from the area. In turn, a city already suffering from a cholera epidemic now facing an increase in the number of dengue-carrying mosquitoes.

Medical staff in the city of Camagüey said the vocational school for science Maximo Gomez has been enabled as a hospital, and a university building will become a treatment center if the outbreak spreads. Read Article


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