Saturday, August 3, 2013

Honduras declares state of emergency over dengue fever

Workers have been fumigating all over Honduras, including in churches
Posted by Neill Abayon

Honduras has declared a state of emergency after an outbreak of dengue fever that has killed 16 people so far this year.

More than 12,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease, which causes high fever and joint pains.
Officials say that in more than 1,800 cases there is a risk of internal bleeding and death.
The government has promised to step up its fight against the mosquitoes that spread dengue fever.
More here.

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