30 JUNE 1998. EL SALVADOR: DISEASE (DENGUE) La Nacion - Costa Rica: "This source has reported 493 classic dengue cases this year in San Salvador and identified 2 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (it is not clear if these are a separate class or if they are included in the larger number). Public health officials are concerned because there were [only] 423 cases of classic dengue in 1997, with no hemorrhagic cases reported. Officials are urging more aggressive mosquito eradication programs because dengue in its hemorrhagic form has been identified this year." Carol Pennel pennel@swbell.net VIA ProMED http://www.healthnet.org/programs/promed.html.

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