Dengue Remains Dangerous in Rio

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of reported cases of dengue fever in the State of Rio de Janeiro is going up, instead of decreasing. It prompted the government of Rio to organize the Day of Crusade Against Dengue during the first weekend of April. Some 5,000 volunteers, members of the Fire Brigade and government officials went door-to-door in 126 neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro.

They also performed inspections in the Baixada Fluminense . . .

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