Which public health measures need to be taken to prevent dengue outbreaks?

Updated: May 03, 2019
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

Outbreaks of dengue will increasingly cross common borders of endemic and disease-free countries unless the following measures are undertaken:

  • Increased health surveillance

  • Prompt reporting of new cases

  • Heightened professional awareness

  • Public education


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