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Dominican Republic: 2020 Dengue

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  • Dominican Republic: 2020 Dengue


    February 15, 2020 | 8:56 am
    Dengue and malaria have a high incidence so far this year

    Santo Domingo, DR

    A high incidence of dengue and malaria cases presented during the first three weeks of this year, exceeding expectations in the same period last year.

    Until January 18, the system had recorded 941 cases of dengue and 111 of malaria, while that same period of 2019, the cases were 223 and 25 respectively, according to epidemiological bulletin three that includes notifications up to January 18.

    During that period, the country had registered 1,260 cases of dengue for a cumulative national incidence of 156.11, with a cumulative epidemic index of 4.68, above the expected level (reference 0.75 to 1.25)...