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Cuba Organizes Total Mobilization To Fight Dengue Outbreak

LADB Article ID: 51577
Category/Department: Cuba
Date: 2006-11-02
By: LADB Staff

Long respected as a leader in health care for its own people and exporter of medical services to deprived populations worldwide, Cuba now faces a domestic epidemiological challenge, the eradication of dengue fever on the island. In September, sources at the Public Health Ministry acknowledged that the nation's hospitals were becoming packed with dengue cases to the point where special wards were being created to care for them.

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