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By Robert Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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...


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