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First case of malaria in 25 years
reported north Venezuela

El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela], by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 12/20/2013 6:19:57 PM

The health secretary of the state of Miranda, Gustavo Villasmil, reported on Friday on the first case of malaria in 25 years in Barlovento. "It is a 31-year-old female patient residing in a community called Brión Avanza in the municipality of Brión." Villasmil claimed that the case has no direct relation with the outbreak in the rest of the country. "We are aware of the malaria cases in the states of Sucre, Bolívar, Anzoátegui, southern Monagas, Zulia, and Táchira. However, this patient has not come out of the state. So we may say that the disease was contracted in the community..."

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More wonders of socialism - which brings Venezuela so many new things! /s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/20/2013 7:22:27 PM     (No. 9662289)

The patient doesn´t need to come out of the region for the disease to spread, just the mosquito carrying the disease.

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