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Dengue Fever in Uruguay

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Dengue Fever in Uruguay

The first case of local origin Dengue Fever has been reported in Uruguay. There are currently 32 confirmed cases of imported infections:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/03/02/first-case-of-autochthonous-dengue-reported-in-uruguay

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1. Re: Dengue Fever in Uruguay

Uruguay reports a second case of local dengue fever:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/03/05/second-case-of-local-dengue-reported-in-uruguay

“In neighboring Argentina, 37 people have died so far this year due to this disease, of which 57,461 cases were reported from January to the third week of February this year, a 2,153% increase against the same period in 2023 when 2,550 detections were confirmed.”

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Uruguay reports a second case of local dengue fever:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/03/05/second-case-of-local-dengue-reported-in-uruguay

“In neighboring Argentina, 37 people have died so far this year due to this disease, of which 57,461 cases were reported from January to the third week of February this year, a 2,153% increase against the same period in 2023 when 2,550 detections were confirmed.”

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Uruguay announces its first dengue-caused death:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/03/20/uruguay-president-lacalle-announces-first-dengue-caused-death

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4. Re: Dengue Fever in Uruguay

Mosquitoes are invading Montevideo, but not the ones carrying dengue:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/03/26/mosquitoes-invading-montevideo-not-the-ones-carrying-dengue

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Uruguay reports 224 cases of dengue:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/04/01/uruguay-reports-224-case-of-dengue-disease-transmitted-by-mosquitoes

Uruguay’s Public Health Ministry, MSP, describes the situation as the worst dengue outbreak in the country's history.

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“Uruguayan health authorities have expressed their concern about the recent increase in the number of cases of dengue fever in the town of Salto, where over 130 detections have been confirmed.

The last dengue epidemic in Uruguay was recorded in Salto in 1916.”

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/04/11/uruguay-number-of-dengue-cases-on-the-rise-in-salto

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Uruguay has 80 new dengue cases in one day:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/04/16/uruguay-reports-80-dengue-cases-in-one-day

“Of the 591 dengue fever cases in the country, 166 occurred in Salto, followed by Montevideo with 154, Paysandú with 91, Maldonado with 44, Canelones with 41, Colonia with 18, Rivera with 14 and Artigas with 13.”

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8. Re: Dengue Fever in Uruguay

If anyone is going to Uruguay and is concerned about dengue fever, there's a vaccine available.

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Uruguay launches app in fight against dengue-spreading mosquitos:

https://en.mercopress.com/2024/05/03/uruguay-launches-app-to-involve-people-in-fight-against-dengue-spreading-mosquito

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10. Re: Dengue Fever in Uruguay

I thought there was no vaccine for Dengue

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