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Health Officials Probe Argentina Pneumonia Cases; Three Dead

  • Ten cases reported, mostly in health workers at clinic
  • Samples tested negative for pathogens including flu, Covid


Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

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Argentine health authorities are investigating a cluster of pneumonia cases from an unknown cause that has led to three deaths among 10 cases identified so far. 

The illnesses have been centered around a private medical clinic in the city of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina’s fifth-largest city, located in the northwest part of the country. Health officials there have been giving daily updates as they investigate the cases.