Epidemiological Alert Oropouche in the Region of the Americas - 9 May 2024

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Considering the detection of Oropouche fever cases outside of the Amazon region in Brazil during the last month, alongside reports of widespread dengue circulation by several countries and territories in the Region of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) urges Member States to implement the recommendations for the differential diagnosis of Oropouche virus (OROV) and to bolster measures for entomological surveillance, vector control, and personal protection for populations at higher risk.