Brazil: Dengue cases grow 151% in 2022; Brasília leads the ranking

Dengue has already claimed the lives of 265 people in Brazil in 2022. With 99 deaths, São Paulo leads the list, followed by Santa Catarina and Goiás, with 28 each. Bahia, in turn, accumulates 22. The ministry is investigating another 300 deaths.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil notified 757,068 cases of dengue fever in the first 18 weeks of this year, representing a 151.4% increase compared to the same period in 2021. On average, the country registers 354.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. That is what the latest epidemiological bulletin from the Ministry of Health shows, released last Friday and updated on Monday.

With 37,856 records, the federal capital stands out as the first . . .

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