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Global dengue risk reminder

Dengue is a virus spread by mosquitoes found in tropical and sub-tropical regions worldwide, including parts of Europe

Updated: 01 May 2024
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Qdenga® dengue vaccine guidance

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) deliberations on Qdenga® vaccine now available

Updated: 21 March 2024
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Dengue: the Caribbean region

An increase in cases of dengue have been reported in the Caribbean region

Updated: 06 February 2024
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Locally acquired cases of dengue in France

Cases of dengue have been reported in southern and northern France

Updated: 25 October 2023
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Zoonoses (diseases from animals) in travellers

A zoonotic disease is one that spreads between animals and humans and has the potential to be an increasing problem for travellers

Updated: 11 May 2023
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Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in Europe

Depending on destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases spread by insects or ticks in Europe

Updated: 14 August 2019

Dengue

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different subtypes. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes

Updated: 18 December 2017

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in the Americas

Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases

Updated: 19 January 2016

Dengue

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different types (serogroups) and transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito

Updated: 04 February 2023
10 May 2024

Dengue in Colombia

Colombia reported 112,140 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 373% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 219 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Ecuador

Ecuador reported 23,234 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 371% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 130 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Paraguay

Paraguay reported 246,509 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of more than 1,800% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 3,263 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Peru

Peru reported 173,706 cases between 1 January 2024 and 26 April 2024, representing an increase of 357% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 26 April 2024 is 521 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Argentina

Argentina reported 315,942 cases of dengue between 1 January 2024 and 19 April 2024, representing an increase of more than 600% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate as of 19 April 2024 is 693 cases per 100,000 population.

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10 May 2024

Dengue in Brazil

Brazil reported 5,542,348 cases between 1 January 2024 and 3 May 2024, representing an increase of 371% compared to the same period in 2023. The cumulative incidence rate to 3 May 2024 is 2,590 cases per 100,000 population.

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28 February 2024

Dengue in Mexico

As of 27 February 2024, during the first seven weeks of 2024, the Ministry of Health, Mexico have reported 5,439 dengue cases, which is a 468% increase compared to the equivalent 2023 period (958 cases). 74% of cases are concentrated within Guerrero, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Veracruz y Colima states.

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16 February 2024

Dengue in Mauritius

Between 16 January and 10 February 2024, there have been 458 new confirmed cases and two new deaths from dengue. Cumulatively 498 cases of dengue and two deaths have been reported from 11 regions. 91% of the new cases were reported from Port-Louis and Northern regions.

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14 February 2024
USA + Florida

Dengue in USA

As of 10 February 2024, two locally acquired confirmed dengue cases have been reported in Florida, with onset of symptoms in January 2024.

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21 December 2023
France + Occitanie
Île-de-France
Auvergne-Rhône Alpes
Provence Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Dengue in France

As of 11 December 2023, a total of 43 locally acquired dengue cases have been reported in mainland France for 2023.

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30 November 2023

Dengue in Italy

As of 27 November 2023, 82 locally acquired dengue cases have been reported so far in 2023.

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03 November 2023
USA + California

Dengue in USA

As of 1 November 2023 a case of locally acquired dengue has been reported in Long Beach. This is the second case reported in California, the first was identified in October 2023 in Pasadena. The Health Department is taking steps to prevent further spread of the virus that causes dengue.

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23 October 2023
Spain + Catalonia

Dengue in Spain

On 11 October 2023, a second case of locally acquired dengue was reported from a different area of Catalonia.

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04 October 2023

Dengue in Bangladesh

As of 24 September 2023, a total of 187,725 cases, including 909 deaths, had been reported in the country. This makes it the largest outbreak of dengue ever reported in Bangladesh. The outbreak has brought additional pressure on the health system.

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17 March 2023
USA + Maricopa County

Dengue in United States

In November 2022, the first locally acquired case of dengue in Arizona, was confirmed by laboratory testing. Subsequent testing identified the first positive environmental samples in local mosquito populations.

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02 March 2023
Spain + Ibiza

Dengue in Germany ex Spain

As of 28 February 2023, two cases of dengue; one confirmed and one probable, were reported in German residents who travelled to Ibiza in 2022.

29 December 2022
USA + Miami-Dade County

Dengue in USA

Four cases of locally acquired dengue were reported this week in Miami Dade County. In 2022, 63 cases of locally acquired dengue have been reported.

12 October 2022

Dengue in Nepal

Between January to 28 September 2022, a total of 28,109 confirmed and suspected dengue cases and 38 deaths have been recorded, affecting all seven provinces. The majority of the cases (23,514) were reported during September.

05 October 2022
France + Corsica

Dengue in Corsica, France

On 4 October 2022, the Corsican Regional Health Agency reported the first confirmed case of autochthonous (locally acquired) dengue on the island.

15 September 2022
France + Alpes-Maritimes
Hautes-Pyrénées
Haute-Garonne

Dengue in France

As of 14 September 2022, locally acquired cases of dengue have also been reported in Occitania region: Hautes Pyrénées (Rabastens [1 case] and Haute-Garonne (Salvetat Saint Gilles [4 cases]). In the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) region cases have been reported in: Alpes Maritimes (Saint Jeannet [14], Gattières [6] and Gaude [1]).

08 June 2022

Dengue in Singapore

As of 4 June 2022, a total of 13,133 cases of dengue have been reported so far this year. The weekly number of cases is expected to rise. June is the beginning of the traditional peak dengue season in this country.

10 May 2022
Brazil + Goias

Dengue in Brazil

As of 29 April 2022, Dengue serotype 2 has been detected in Brazil for the first time in a sample taken from a dengue case in November 2021. PAHO states DEN 1, 2 and 4 serotypes have been detected. Health officials clarify that the new lineage is not related to the large number of dengue cases reported in the state.

12 April 2022

Dengue in Timor-Leste

In 2022 and as of 29 March, 3,713 cases including 44 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 1,715 cases and 14 deaths since 12 February 2022.

15 December 2021

Dengue in Pakistan

From 1 January to 25 November 2021, a total of 48,906 cases including 183 deaths have been reported from four provinces (Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan) plus the federally administered Islamabad Capital Territory and Azad Jammu and Kashmir autonomous territories. As of 25 November, Punjab province reported the highest number of cases with 24,146 cases and 127 deaths. The deaths were mainly reported from Lahore district.

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