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Brazil staffs ERs in dengue outbreak

AP/Yahoo News, March 25, 2008
Brazil will send 671 health workers to Rio de Janeiro to help overwhelmed emergency rooms that are reporting 80 new cases of dengue fever every hour. Officials have also opened a crisis center for representatives from the state and federal governments and the armed forces to coordinate prevention efforts.