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Rains Raise the Risk of Dengue and Zika Viruses

Rains Raise the Risk of Dengue and Zika Viruses

The government is set to declare a health emergency in northern Peru, following reports of more than 80 new cases of dengue fever in the wake of heavy rains and flooding in Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque.  On the south coast in Ica, 28 cases have been reported. “The idea of declaring […]

Peru Campaigns to Control Small Dengue Outbreak in Southern Lima

A small outbreak of dengue fever in parts of Lima will be controlled within two weeks, according to the Health Minister, Midori de Habich, in a statement on Wednesday. Health officials said earlier this month that 30 cases of dengue fever in Lima’s lower-income Villa María del Triunfo district, in […]

Peru Declares State of Emergency In Ucayali Provinces Amid Dengue Outbreak

Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency in three provinces in the region of Ucayali due to a dengue outbreak, state news agency Andina reported. The 60-day state of emergency was declared in the provinces of Coronel Portillo,

Ucayali Declares Red Alert Following Dengue Fever Cases

The regional health office in Peru’s jungle department of Ucayali declared a red alert Friday due to an increasing number of dengue fever cases, daily Peru.21 reported. Declaring a red alert increases health resources by facilitating purchases for materials and bringing in specialized health personnel. Cayo Leveau, a regional health official, […]