Dengue fever is spreading in Sao Tome Principe

A virus of unknown origin is spreading over a secluded island and the authorities have issued a warning. Only four weeks have passed since the first instances were recorded, but more than one hundred of them have prompted a warning from health experts. The officials in charge of public health...

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Sao Tome and Principe Dengue Outbreak 

Snapshot On 13 May 2022, So Tomé and Principe’s MoH alerted WHO of a dengue epidemic. 103 dengue fever cases and no fatalities were recorded from 15 April to 17 May. The country’s first dengue epidemic. Case summary Five health districts in So Tomé and Principe reported 103 dengue fever illnesses and...

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