The number of dengue cases registered in Rio more than tripled compared to the same period last year. Were more than 10 thousand occurrences from January to August 2022according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Ministry of Health.
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The longest period of transmission occurs between November and May, but the climate change has caused Aedes aegypti, the transmitting mosquito, to appear more frequently in winter.
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Data from the Ministry of Health reveal that Brazil registered more than 1.1 million cases of the disease until June 18, more than double the number of notifications for the whole of last year.
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