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New WHO Global Compact to speed up actions to tackle diabetesGeneva, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) insists today on the need for more efforts to prevent diabetes and provide treatment to people living with this disease.


Guatemala, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) After reporting 3,818 new coronavirus cases in just 48 hours, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei confirmed on Wednesday he will announce new restrictions next Friday.


Paris, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) As many as 43,505 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in France in the last 24 hours, raising total number to more than 5,100,000, the Ministry of Health confirmed.


Asunción, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan authorities admitted there was 'a programmatic mistake' in the application of two different Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses in a medical center in this capital.


Washington, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Millions of people in the Americas are estimated to be infected with (Trypanosoma cruzi) that causes Chagas disease, over 10,000 people die each year as a result of clinical complications of Chagas disease, and some 75 million people in the Region are at risk of contracting it, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned Wednesday.


San Salvador, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele confirmed that more than 50,000 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in his nation.


Washington, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The supply of Covid-19 vaccines in the Americas has decreased, PAHO warned today, while calling for the use of other methods to control the transmission.


Santo Domingo, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic´s Public Health Minister Daniel Rivera confirmed that 19 cases of Diphtheria were reported in the country.


Argentina reported over 25,000 new Covid-19 casesBuenos Aires, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) While waiting for new government announcements, Argentina on Wednesday reported 25,157 new Covid-19 cases and 368 deaths in just 24 hours.


Lima, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti on Wednesday announced that his administration is planning to conduct a new Covid-19 vaccination strategy after a day in which 324 deaths were officially reported.


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Washington, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) A total of 85,000 people in the Americas die every year exclusively due to alcohol consumption, whose per capita intake in the region today is higher than the world average, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) warned, after a study that analyzed mortality data in 30 countries in the area.