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Christine Dumontet

Nurse

Honduras: Two deaths reported from severe dengue Oct. 25 2018

29 October 2018

Honduras: Two deaths reported from severe dengue Oct. 25 2018

Honduras: Two deaths reported from severe dengue Oct. 25 2018

 

Authorities identified two deaths attributed to severe dengue on Thursday, October 25, in the Cortés department, bringing the total reported cases of dengue to 5603 year-to-date. Since the start of 2018, there have been 404 cases of severe dengue in Honduras. Officials recorded 308 cases of severe dengue the previous year and no deaths.

 

The risk of dengue in Honduras is present year-round, with peak transmission from October to February, during the rainy season

The Ministry of Health has advised individuals to take precautions against mosquitoes.

 

source: Honduras: Dengue