Alarming outbreak of dengue in Dominican Republic

June 19, 2010

Dominican Republic: Alarming outbreak of dengue


El Nacional

Alarma brote dengue en Santiago

.[Alarming dengue outbreak in Santiago] Excerpt, with my translation:

Un brote de dengue clásico y hemorrágico afecta a niños y ancianos de  esta ciudad, “de manera tan alarmante que los médicos se encuentran sumamente preocupados por la alta tasa de morbilidad  en los centros de Salud Pública y privados”. 
An outbreak of classic and hemorrhagic dengue is affecting children and elderly persons in this city [Santiago], "in a manner so alarming that the doctors are extremely worried about the high morbidity rate in both public and private health centres."
El presidente de la filial Santiago del Colegio Médico Dominicano (CMD), doctor  Antonio José Checo, dijo que sobre la situación  tienen conocimiento las autoridades. Dijo que están  asombrados de la cantidad de casos de dengue clásico y hemorrágico de que son víctimas niños y ancianos.

The president of the Santiago branch of the Dominican Medical College, Dr. Antonio José Checo, said that the authorities are aware of the situation. He added that they are astonished by the number of cases of classic and hemorrhagic dengue of which children and seniors alike are victims.


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