Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso

Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso
 

Dengue fever has killed at least 20 people in the West African state of Burkina Faso, where about 2,000 cases of the disease have been recorded.
Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease which is prevalent in sub-tropical and tropical regions.
It is a major cause of illness worldwide, causing about 100 million episodes of feverish illness a year.
Its outbreak in Burkina Faso is causing alarm and officials are trying to avoid any widespread panic.
Africa Live: More on this and other updates One man told BBC Afrique's Yacouba Ouedraogo in the capital, Ouagadougou, that the disease had quickly his... read more

 
23 November 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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