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JIC Release No. 7 - Additional Confirmed Cases of Dengue

From close of business Friday through Saturday morning, the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested and confirmed six additional cases of dengue infection. Five of the six are locally acquired cases, meaning these individuals had no recent travel history. One of the six cases is suspected to be an imported case, meaning it probably was acquired through travel outside of Guam.

JIC Release No. 4 - United Front to Address Dengue

The Office of the Governor of Guam and the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) are working collaboratively to reduce the spread of the dengue virus. On Wednesday, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Governor Joshua Tenorio met with agency heads to continue directing resources towards the effort. U.S. Centers for Disease Control Medical Epidemiologist, Dr. Thane Hancock, also briefed senators and village mayors on the dengue virus.

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