Dengue health emergency declared in Rio days before Carnival

A public health emergency has been declared in Rio de Janeiro due to an outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever, just a few days before the Carnival starts across Brazil, The Associated Press reports Photo: It was assumed that the outbreak would not disrupt the Carnival, which will officially begin on February 9 th and last until February 14 th . The city authorities have so far taken a number of special measures in the hope of containing the spread of the disease. "Rio ...

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