Three New Deaths From Dengue in Panama

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Three new deaths from dengue raise concern in Panama.  Among the victims, according to Minsa, is a case in the Chiriquí region and two children 7 and 5 years of age, from the province of Colón. The dengue situation in Panama continues to be a cause of concern for health authorities, with a total of 4,297 cases accumulated throughout the country. The most affected regions continue to be Panama Metro, Panama Oeste, Colón, Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro, Panamá Este and Panamá Norte, which account for the majority of positive cases. According to information from the Ministry of Health of Panama, this epidemiological week No. 19, three new deaths due to dengue were recorded. This brings the death toll to a total of 12, underscoring the seriousness of the situation.