A vector-borne pathogen spread by midges and native to the tropical regions of Latin America, is causing a broad range of symptoms in humans. It’s currently spreading more widely than ever, with five different countries reporting substantial outbreaks.

This makes Oropouche fever an ideal topic for our inaugural edition of BlueDot Outbreak Insider, our new disease surveillance newsletter. Read on to understand more about Oropouche and how it spreads, and sign up for the newsletter to get regular deep dives, like this, directly to your inbox.

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