NPR: Brazil in State of Public Health Emergency Due To Rising Cases of Dengue

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Brazil in state of public health emergency due to upwards of 1 million dengue cases this year. The healthcare system is overwhelmed as a result, setting up field hospitals to combat the growing cases. It has been speculated by scientists that the rise in dengue cases are caused by migration and rising temperatures due to climate change. Dengue is vector borne disease transmitted primarily by mosquitos, whose habitable regions can expand with rising temperatures. 
 
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