Peru Dengue cases up ahead of peak season

The American embassy in Lima has warned US citizens in the country of the heightened risk of dengue fever with the start of the peak season due next month. Prevalence has been elevated in high risk departments (including Loreto, Ica, Ucayali, San Martín, Junín, and Madre de Dios) during the cooler months as ‘normal prevention measures’ were put on hold during pandemic restrictions. News sources in Peru claim a 5-fold increase in dengue fever cases this year compared to the same period in 2019 and also increased dengue reporting in Bolivia and Ecuador.  Read More

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