Worst dengue season in Latin America due to climate

Voice of America - VOA News March 29, 2024, 04:00 AM UTC

Summary: Latin America and the Caribbean face their worst dengue season due to global warming and El Niño. Over 3.5 million cases and 1,000 deaths have been reported in less than three months in 2024. This surpasses the same period in 2023 by three times. The virus, spread by mosquitoes, affects urban areas. Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina account for 92% of cases and 87% of deaths.

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