Brazil battles dengue fever outbreak

Government says cases of the mosquito-borne disease have shot up 162 percent so far this year.

    Brazil is battling an outbreak of dengue fever in the heavily-populated state of Sao Paolo.

    The government says cases of the mosquito-borne disease have shot up 162 percent so far this year.

    Hundreds of cities have been put on alert.

    Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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