Panama Confirms Child Death to Dengue

Panama, Jul 25. -Panama Health Ministry has confirmed the death of an 8-year-old to hemorrhagic dengue in this capital, the first this year.Jorge Hassan, director of the Metropolitan Health Region, said their top goal is to detect where the vector is and order sanitation and eradication measures.

The latest official statistics had shown so far 1,608 cases of classic dengue cases and two of the hemorrhagic strain, non lethal. (Prensa Latina)