Information Note - Cases of pneumonia due to unknown cause under investigation in Tucuman, Argentina

1 Sep 2022

PAHO continues to monitor along with Argentina health authorities

Washington D.C. 2 September 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is in contact with the Argentina Ministry of Health as they investigate a cluster of cases of pneumonia due to unknown cause in Tucuman Argentina.

To date, a total of nine cases have been identified, including three deaths. Preliminary testing has proven negative for the most common viral, bacterial and fungal agents. Samples have now been sent for further analysis.

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