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Outbreak of Aseptic Meningitis in Puerto Rico - Vol. 2, No. 23 (5 August 2004) Outbreak of Aseptic Meningitis in Puerto Rico - Vol. 2, No. 23 (5 August 2004)

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Date added: 08/05/2004
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On 16 July 2004, the Department of Health of Puerto Rico confirmed the existence of an outbreak of aseptic meningitis in the southern part of Puerto Rico.

24 April 2012 Meningococcal Meningitis (Cerebrospinal fever) 24 April 2012 Meningococcal Meningitis (Cerebrospinal fever)

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Epidemiological AlertsGiven the increasingly frequent occurrence of meningococcal meningitis clusters in different countries of the Region and the need for information to characterize the situation and direct public health actions, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) encourages Member States to strengthen surveillance and laboratory capacity to enable the detection of outbreaks and to implement an appropriate response in a timely manner.

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