New strain of Dengue uncovered in Brazil and Panama

Posted on November 2, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

It was the serotype 4 and the institution urged governments to step up efforts to reduce the risk of infection and disease-related death.”This year outbreaks of dengue with a total number of cases and deaths that exceed recorded historical data on Paraguay, Panama and the Caribbean countries and territories, English and French. There was also the introduction of dengue 4 virus in Panama and in some states of Brazil where there was previously circulated, “said PAHO. Read Article

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