Deadly dengue epidemic declared in region of Peru

The World Health Organisation has declared a “dengue fever”:http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs117/en/ epidemic in Peru’s northwestern region of Piura after the local death toll reached 19.

Heavy flooding has helped mosquitoes breed which spread the virus when they bite humans.

UMCOR is preparing to work with survivors of March floods & April landslides in Ancash, Peru.#UMCOR #Peru #disasterrecovery pic.twitter.com/c1U2aaA1gX— UMCOR (@UMC_UMCOR) May 15, 2017

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