Peru's health ministry declares dengue emergency for 20 of the country's 25 regions

Health officials stated the health emergency declaration will be in effect for 90 days. $42 million has been allocated for response actions, including mosquito control measures and outbreak investigation. More than 31,000 suspected dengue cases have been reported – almost 20,000 of them confirmed – with 32 deaths. Read more

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South America

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