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#Chikungunya fever cases doubled in the last 24 hours in #Rome #Region, #blood shortage feared (Sept. 16 ‘17)


Title: Chikungunya fever cases doubled in the last 24 hours in Rome Region, blood shortage feared.

Subject: Chikungunya Fever outbreak in Rome Region, Italy.

Source: Il Fatto Quotidiano, full page: (LINK). Article in Italian, edited.

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Chikungunya fever cases doubled in the last 24 hours in Rome Region, blood shortage feared

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Twenty additional confirmed chikungunya fever cases have been detected in the Rome Region. The cumulative number of cases is now forty-seven, twice the yesterday figures.

All but one cases are residents of the Anzio town, the most affected so far for the disease.

All municipalities involved have been asked to proceed with insecticides spraying in the affected areas, said in a statement the regional government.

Among the newly affected areas, there is the city of Latina. The local administration activated an emergency operation for the elimination of adult and larvae mosquitoes to be completed in five days.

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Keywords: Chikungunya Fever; Italy.

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