Mosquito-borne illness now engulfs Brazil and Peru

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Brazil reached, on Monday (29/4), the mark of 4,127,571 of probable cases of dengue in 2024. The information is contained in the most recent update of the Arbovirus Monitoring Panel, supplied based on data from the Ministry of Health.

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In total, there are 1,937 deaths from the disease. This is the highest number of confirmed deaths since the beginning of the historical series in the country in 2000. The number even exceeds the record recorded in the entire year of 2023 (1,094 deaths).

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Telegraph India: The outbreak of dengue in Latin America over the past three months is staggering

The outbreak of dengue in Latin America over the past three months is staggering — 1 million cases in Brazil in a few weeks, a huge spike in Argentina, and emergency declared in Peru and Puerto Rico.

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It forewarns of a changing landscape for the disease. The mosquitoes that spread dengue thrive in densely populated cities with weak infrastructure, and in warmer and wetter environments — a habitat that is expanding quickly with climate change.
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