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Mar 04,2008
Yellow fever case comes to Argentina
by UPI

BUENOS AIRES - An Argentine farm worker has reportedly been diagnosed with yellow fever after a recent rash of deaths from the mosquito-borne disease in neighboring Paraguay.

The man was said to have contracted the disease while working near the Paraguayan border. He is expected to make a full recovery, La Nacion reported online Monday.

In Paraguay, eight people have died in the first reported outbreak of yellow fever since 1964 in the poor South American country.

Paraguay issued a nationwide health alert in January intended to help stop an outbreak of another mosquito-borne sickness, dengue fever.

Seventeen Paraguayans died of dengue fever last year, prompting some to blame President Nicanor Duarte for not issuing nationwide warnings about the disease.

© 2008 United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

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