Emergencies preparedness, response

2002 - Dengue/dengue haemorrhagic fever in El Salvador - Update

12 July 2002

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 29 June, the Ministry of Health of El Salvador has reported 1773 cases including 6 deaths of dengue infection. (see previous report) All departments have been affected; based on overall rates, the worst affected departments are San Salvador, Santa Ana, Cabañas and Cuscatlan.