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  • Central America: Dengue has killed 26 people to date

    Source: http://insidecostarica.com/2013/07/2...ntral-america/

    Friday, July 26th, 2013
    Unusually potent dengue outbreak has killed 26 in Central America

    AFP) An unusually potent outbreak of dengue fever has killed 26 people and infected nearly 40,000 more so far this year in Central America, where the mosquito-born illness is endemic.

    Honduras has seen the most fatalities, with 15, followed by Nicaragua, with five. The highest number of infections has been recorded in Costa Rica, with 17,000.

    Only Panama has so far been spared this year, with just 300 cases and no deaths...
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