El Salvador: third reported death from dengue

Posted on August 25, 2012 • Filed under: El Salvador, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

The Ministry of Health (MINSAL) today confirmed the third death from dengue in El Salvador so far in 2012. The Deputy Health Minister Eduardo Espinoza, said that the victim was less than a year, Nonualco Santiago resident, in the central province of La Paz. He said the boy died in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Hospital de Niños Benjamin Bloom, San Salvador, on August 10. Confirmation known until Friday because scientific research confirming dengue takes several days. Read Article

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