The Ministry of Health confirmed the death of 831 people from dengue in Brazil in 2022, which represents 3.3 times more victims than in 2021, according to a Istoe Dinheiro report.
With the explosion of deaths, this is already the third worst year in the country in the last decade, behind 2015 and 2019.
São Paulo accounts for three out of ten deaths from dengue: there are 253 in all. The list continues with Goiás, which has 106 victims, and Paraná, with 95, shows the latest epidemiological bulletin from the folder. Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul register 88 and 66 deaths each.
There are another 295 deaths under investigation.
The country exceeded 1.3 million cases this year, which leads to an incidence of 623.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. There were at least 1,279 cases of severe dengue (GD) — which can include heart, lung, kidney, liver, and central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction — and 15,931 with warning signs (DSA). In this scenario, symptoms can progress to abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, dehydration, strong dizziness and bleeding in the mucous membranes, for example.
Two regions have above-average incidence. The Midwest continues to be most affected, with 1,851.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants – triple the national average. The South has an incidence of 1,022 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
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