In the 21st century, which countries previously without dengue have reported outbreaks?

Updated: May 03, 2019
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Since 2000, at least 8 areas previously without dengue have reported outbreaks, including Nepal, Bhutan, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, [51] Madagascar, the Galapagos, and Easter Island. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported that 2007 saw the highest number of dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever cases (918,495) in the Americas since 1985.


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