Via Prensa Latina: Cases of Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Increase to 35.000 in Honduras. Excerpt and then a comment:
The number of people affected by Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya increased to more than 35.000, the Ministry of Health of Honduras reported today.
The Vice Minister of Health Francis Contreras said that the country already registered more than 19.000 patients with Zika, and 76 with Guillain Barre Syndrome associated with the virus.
"It is not common the occurrence of so many cases of Guillain Barre syndrome. If the situation continues, by the end of the year the number of cases could reach 300," Contreras warned.
He also noted that 238 pregnant women remain under medical surveillance for suspected infection, mostly in the departments of Cortes, Francisco Morazan, Yoro and Choluteca.
The Vice Minister confirmed the second death caused by dengue virus in the country and explained that the victim was a 29 year-old man from the capital and urged the population to take extreme precautionary measures.
The numbers have risen since April 28, when I posted an item from Honduras: almost 2,000 cases over all, two new GBS cases, 12 new Zika pregnancies