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On the occasion of the official visit to Puerto Rico by Dr. Jon K. Andrus, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Department of Health held a special presentation of the Dengue Pilot Project, funded with federal funds allocated by the CDC to the Department of Health of Puerto Rico. The project has the active participation of Dr. Concepción Quiñones Longo, Acting Secretary of Health of Puerto Rico.


Photo of the presentation of the Pilot Project for Prevention and Control of Dengue in Puerto Rico. Office of Disaster Preparedness and Response Public Health, Department of Health of Puerto Rico.
 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 05:11


Five-fold increase in dengue cases in the Americas over the past decade

 The number of dengue cases in the Americas increased five-fold between 2003 and 2013, according to data presented this week at a high-level regional meeting on dengue hosted by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

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