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By Robert On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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Madeira dengue outbreak: No new cases since February

The Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, experienced an outbreak of dengue, which began in October 2012, and saw  an overall total of 2,170 cases of dengue fever through April.   Photo/CDC According to More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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Madeira dengue outbreak still ongoing, 28 cases reported in 2013

Although by all measures the dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira, which began in early October 2012, has decreased significantly, the outbreak is still ongoing after the first month of the More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 29th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever update

In the latest update on the Madeira dengue fever outbreak, European health officials report an additional 53 cases since the last update, according to a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever outbreak tops 2,000 cases

  Photo/CDC-James Gathany In what is the first sustained transmission of dengue fever on the European continent in nine decades, Portuguese health authorities report that the Madeira Island dengue outbreak More...

By Robert On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever outbreak nearing 2,000 cases, health officials say its slowing

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira that began on Oct. 3 is still ongoing, albeit slowing, according to a Portuguese Ministry of Health release Dec.10. The number More...

By Robert On Monday, November 12th, 2012
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Madeira dengue outbreak skyrockets past 500 confirmed cases

In a follow-up to a story Nov. 1, the British Health Protection Agency (HPA) reports the dengue outbreak on the island of Madeira has grown substantially since it’s beginning approximately two months ago, More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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Madeira dengue outbreak tops 60 confirmed cases

The dengue fever outbreak on the travel-spot of Madeira island off the coast of Portugal continues to increase as at least 10 additional cases of the viral, mosquito borne disease have been reported in the past More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Venezuela is the most likely country of origin for the dengue outbreak in Madeira in 2012: study

I covered the dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira since the first locally transmitted cases were detected in early October 2012, both here at The Global Dispatch and on the Infectious Disease More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Madeira: New dengue fever cases imported from Angola

The Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, experienced an outbreak of dengue, which began in October 2012, and saw  an overall total of 2,170 cases of dengue fever through April. The outbreak has since been More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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Dengue fever update: Thailand, Barbados and Madeira

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The Thailand Health Ministry said there were more than 70,000 cases of dengue fever in the Kingdom in 2012, and officials say that this year could be even worse, according to a report from More...

By Robert On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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CDC issues travel notice for Madeira Island, offers recommendations to prevent dengue fever

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Because of the dengue fever outbreak on Madeira Island, located some 600 miles from the European continent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising travelers to the More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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Florida: New case of dengue fever brings Martin County total to 21

The Florida Department of Health in Martin urges residents to continue to take precautions against mosquito borne illness. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Routine surveillance has confirmed one additional case of dengue More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Florida dengue cases continue to rise, 18 cases now confirmed

In a follow up to the dengue fever situation on Florida’s Treasure Coast, Martin County health officials say the case total now stands at 18. This is up from 15 reported last week. Aedes mosquito Image/CDC According More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Four more dengue fever cases reported on Florida’s Treasure Coast

The Martin and St. Lucie counties’ health departments issued a health alert Friday, Aug. 30, confirming four additional cases of dengue fever, bringing to total number of cases reported to 11 since the first More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Singapore: Fifth dengue fever death reported, chikungunya cases on the rise

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) are reporting the fifth locally-acquired dengue fever death of the year, according to a MOH press release Tuesday. Aedes mosquito More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Thailand dengue epidemic surpasses 80,000 cases

The dengue fever outbreak in the Kingdom of Thailand continues to skyrocket, already eclipsing the number of cases recorded in 2012.   Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/James Gathany According to a National More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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Philippines: Dengue fever surges in the Visayas

Philippines health officials are reporting a increase in dengue fever throughout the western and eastern parts of the Visayas according to reports. An Iloilo provincial official told AFP Saturday that the mosquito More...

By Robert On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Thailand reporting dengue and hand, foot and mouth disease outbreaks in 2013

Thailand is battling two outbreaks of viral diseases going on to the half way mark of 2013–Dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).     Image/CIA Thai Health Ministry officials say More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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Jeddah reports a dozen new dengue fever cases, brings total for 2013 to 300

Twelve new cases of dengue fever have been diagnosed in patients of the coastal city of Jeddah last week, bringing the total number of cases to approximately 300, according to an Arab News report Tuesday. Aedes More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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What is dengue fever?

Dengue fever is an infectious disease carried by mosquitoes and caused by any of four related dengue viruses. This disease used to be called “break-bone fever” because it sometimes causes severe joint and muscle More...


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