Increasing numbers of cases of Bolivian Haemorrhagic fever reported

There has been a second death due to Bolivian Haemorrhagic fever in Trinidad in the Beni Department. The first reported death occurred in Mamoré. There are 2 more possible cases in Magdalena. Persons who are travelling to remote and rural areas of the Beni should exercise caution and avoid sleeping or staying in locations where rodent droppings are present.

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