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Spain’s West Nile Virus Outbreak Claims 7th Fatality

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Health officials in Spain have reported outbreaks of West Nile virus disease in Sevilla, Cádiz, Huelva provinces, and Badajoz province reported the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In response, the CDC issued a new Level 1 Travel Alert on October 13, 2020, which states: ‘All travelers are at risk and those over 50 years of age are at the highest risk for severe disease from West Nile virus (WNV)'.

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Dengue Outbreaks Continue Disrupting the Americas

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the Dengue virus is an ongoing risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. 
The CDC’s new Level 1 Travel Alert issued on October 14, 2020, states ‘Travelers to areas of Dengue risk should protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. In addition, the identified countries are reporting higher-than-usual numbers of dengue cases, and travelers visiting these countries may be at increased risk.