Dengue outbreak, state of emergency declared in Campo Grande Brazil

Posted on January 22, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Warning reported that the Brazilian city of Campo Grande has declared a state of emergency before the dengue epidemic, which has added more than 7,600 cases in this city in the southwest of the country from December 30. This measure will strengthen work to combat the epidemic , display means and buy materials without legal obligation to submit to public competition, municipal authorities said. Is planned hiring of 160 additional health workers and strengthen the work of removal of debris and cleaning of streets, with the goal of eradicating the nests of mosquitoes in the city, capital of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Read Article

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