Puerto Rico Declares Public Health Emergency as Dengue Cases Rise

Puerto Rico declared a public health emergency over dengue, a mosquito-borne illness that has surged throughout the Americas this year.

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Health officials in Puerto Rico have identified 549 cases of dengue across the U.S. territory of 3.2 million people, with almost half the cases concentrated in the capital of San Juan. Also known as “breakbone fever,” dengue can cause headaches, soreness, fever and rashes—and, in extreme cases, death. คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

“This year, cases of dengue have surpassed historical records,” Hea…