Articles tagged "dengue fever"

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Dengue fever outbreak hits Indonesia, 16 099 cases and 100 fatalities reported

Dengue fever outbreak is sweeping across Indonesia. Authorities have reported 16 099 cases nationwide since January and at least 100 fatalities. "[There are] cases of 16 099 with 100 deaths for the national level. Efforts are being made to encourage an increase...

March 10, 2020

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Dengue outbreak threatens Sri Lanka, officials warn of new strain

Sri Lanka's health officials have warned of a dengue outbreak on Monday, December 16, 2019, as at least 120 people have died so far and 87 000 have been affected. Incessant rain in many parts of the island was said to be one of the leading causes of the...

December 16, 2019

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Dengue fever cases surge to 15 084 in 2019 in Mexico

The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Mexico has seen a surge to 15 084 or 200% in 2019, according to the country's Health Ministry report issued on Friday, October 4, 2019. In 2018, only 3 494 cases were registered. Half of the confirmed cases have been...

October 09, 2019

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Severe dengue and zika outbreak in flood-stricken Peru

Peru’s National Civil Defence Institute (INDECI) reports a severe dengue and zika outbreak in the country, following devastating floods and landslides in February 2017. As of July 5, the Institute reports 20 390 confirmed dengue cases, 46 297 unconfirmed, 56...

July 08, 2017

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1.3 million people affected in flood-ravaged Peru, dengue cases growing

Nearly 1.3 million people in Peru remain severely affected or affected throughout the country as a result of the extreme rainfall and country's most devastating floods in decades. Of these, more than 400 000 are children and adolescents. At the same time, total...

May 15, 2017


Dengue fever outbreak in Yemen

The consequences of a rare hurricane hit in Yemen on November 3, 2015 are still felt today. Tropical Cyclone "Chapala" caused flash floods across the port of Mukalla, and regions of the Hadramout province, which damaged roads, houses and sewer systems....

January 05, 2016


Chikungunya and dengue outbreak reported in El Salvador

El Salvador is now the first country in Central America with a chikungunya outbreak after several cases appeared in early June 2014 in the municipality of Axutuxtepeque in the Department of San Salvador. Dengue cases have also increased in the country in recent mon

July 22, 2014

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Dengue numbers in Sri Lanka triple in first quarter of 2012

Sri Lankan health personnel have reported a three-fold increase in the number of recorded dengue fever cases in the first quarter of this year. The Epidemiology Unit said 9,317 dengue cases and 38 deaths were reported in the first three months of 2012, against 3,103

April 19, 2012