Dengue cases and deaths in Brazil in 2022
The country has already recorded 1.3 million cases of dengue fever this year. This results in 623.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
At least 1279 cases of severe dengue (GD), which may include impairment of the heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, and central nervous system (CNS), and 15,931 cases with warning signs (DSA) were observed. In cases of DSA, symptoms can progress to, for example, abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, dehydration, severe dizziness, and mucosal bleeding.
Two regions with an above average ratio:
- The Midwest remains the hardest hit, with 1,851.4 cases per 100,000 people, three times the national average.
- The South has 1,022 cases per 100,000 people.
The Ministry of Health reported 831 deaths from dengue fever in Brazil in 2022. This is 3.3 times more than the casualties in 2021.
With a sharp rise in deaths, this is the country’s third worst year in the past decade, as early as September, after 2015 and 2019.
So Paulo reported three out of ten dengue deaths: a total of 253 people died of dengue there. The Gois District has reported 106 casualties and Paran 95 deaths. Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul have recorded 88 and 66 deaths, respectively.
>> What: istoedinheiro.com.br, 23.08.2022
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