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Argentina Facing Worst Dengue Outbreak In 7 Years

New York Times: Argentina Battles Major Outbreak of Dengue as Mosquito Population Swells
“Argentina is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue in seven years as the population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which also transmit the Zika virus, expands in the subtropical northeast of the country. … There were nearly 4,900 reported cases of dengue in Argentina in the first five weeks of the year, according to data compiled by the Pan American Health Organization. Experts say the figure could be 10 times higher…” (Gilbert, 2/17).