Friday, October 14, 2011

Damas de Blanco leader has dengue fever

Laura Pollán
Laura Pollán has been diagnosed with dengue fever, along with respiratory ailments, Cuban blogger Angelica Mora reported Friday. Mora said sources close to the family:
indicated that the two physicians who care for Pollán in intensive care at Calixto Garcia Hospital, in Havana, confirmed Friday to the family that the leader of the Damas de Blanco has dengue, in addition to being affected Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).
According to the World Health Organization:
Dengue fever is a severe, flu-like illness that affects infants, young children and adults, but seldom causes death. In 2007 alone, there were more than 890 000 reported cases of dengue in the Americas.

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