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    Alarmante aumento de casos de dengue en Nicaragua: ¿qué medidas tomar?
    Eliminar los criaderos, mantener los recipientes de agua tapados, usar mosquiteros y repelentes, son algunas de las recomendaciones que hace el Dr. Nery Olivas, ante el incremento de casos de dengue en todo el país.
    Elizabeth Reyes VOS TV
    Managua, Nicaragua Julio 10, 2019 5:33 p.m.

    Google translation:
    Alarming increase of cases of dengue in Nicaragua: what measures to take?
    Eliminating hatcheries, keeping covered water containers, using mosquito nets and repellents, are some of the recommendations made by Dr. Nery Olivas, given the increase in cases of dengue throughout the country.
    Elizabeth Reyes VOS TV
    Managua, Nicaragua July 10, 2019 5:33 p.m.

    Headaches, fever, itching and even the death of the patient, are the consequences of dengue, which this year has doubled the figure compared to 2018, according to the Ministry of Health (MINSA). The doctor, internist Nery Olivas, said that classic dengue can become hemorrhagic if not treated in time.

    Combat mosquito Aedes aegypti, mosquito transmitter of dengue, is urgent for the entire population. During this 2019 period, in Nicaragua there have been five people killed by dengue, more than a thousand confirmed cases and more than 33,000 suspected cases, according to a report presented by the Ministry of Health ...

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    Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever
    Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 9:53 AM

    ANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua’s government has issued an epidemiological alert over the spread of dengue fever, which has killed at least eight people this year and is suspected of sickening some 55,000...


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      Dengue Fever kills 14 in Nicaragua
      Managua, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) With the death of two minors in recent hours, the number of dead due to dengue fever has risen to 14 in Nicaragua, the Ministry of Health has reported.

      According to a release by that institution, the two children, a girl and a boy, died on Friday as a result of the ailment that keeps the country under epidemiological alert.

      On August 21, a nine-year-old child was admitted into hospital in very serious conditions and treated in the intensive care unit of the Fernando Velez Paiz Hospital with high fever and reduced blood pressure...


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        In Nicaragua, between EW 1 and EW 35 of 2019, a total of 91,269 suspected cases of dengue
        have been reported (a 209% increase compared to 2018), of which 4,543 were confirmed (a
        380% increase compared to 2018), including 15 deaths,
        and 587 were severe dengue.
        The highest incidence rates have been reported in the departments of León (177 cases per
        100,000 population), Carazo (128 cases per 100,000 population), Estelí (124 cases per 100,000
        population), Chinandega (119 cases per 100,000 population), Masaya (102 cases per 100,000
        population), and Managua (81 cases per 100,000 population).
        By age group, the highest incidence rates are among children aged 10 to 14-years-old (171
        cases per 100,000 population), 5 to 9-years-old (161 cases per 100,000 population), less than
        1-year-old (124 cases per 100,000 population), and 15 to 19-years-old (91 cases per 100,000
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