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In Photos: Peru Dengue

Peru declared a health emergency in most of its provinces on February 26 due to a growing number of dengue cases.

Peru Dengue | Photo: AP/Martin Mejia

Ana Pasapera, who suffers from dengue, prays beside her bed at La Merced Hospital in Paita, Peru. Peru declared a health emergency in most of its provinces on Feb. 26 due to a growing number of dengue cases.

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Patients suffering from dengue lie at Chulucanas Hospital in Chulucanas, Peru.

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A nurse attends to a patient suffering from dengue at Chulucanas Hospital in Chulucanas, Peru.

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Jenny Chiroque, who suffering dengue, sits on a bed with netting at La Merced Hospital in Paita, Peru.

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Margarita Zapata, left, who suffer from dengue, sits at home with her daughters, from left, Esther, Manuela and Sergia, in the Pedregal Grande area of Catacaos, Peru.

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A nurse attends to a patient suffering from dengue at La Merced Hospital in Paita, Peru.

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A boy runs past containers lined up in front of a house, waiting to be filled from a water truck in the Los Polvorines area of Piura, Peru.

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Saline solution sits on a tray inside the ward for treating dengue patients at La Merced Hospital in Paita, Peru.

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A man waits his turn to fill containers with water in Piura, Peru.

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