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Dengue Situation Update 484, 9 February 2016

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China (no updates)

As of 31 December, there were 3,884 cases of dengue reported in 2015 for China, with majority of the cases being reported during September and October. From 1 to 31 December 2015, 62 dengue cases were reported with no associated deaths. The number of cases in the month of December decreased sevenfold compared to the number reported in the previous month (n=470) and lower than the number of cases reported in December 2014 (n=180) (Figure 1)

Malaysia (no update)

From 10 to 16 January 2016, there were 3,500 cases of dengue reported, higher than the previous week (n=3,337). The number of cases exceeded the number for the same period in 2015 and exceeded the median number for 2011-2015. From 10 to 16 January 2016 there were 10 dengue deaths reported, bringing the total number of deaths for 2016 to 14, compared to a total of 8 deaths from the same reporting period in 2015.

Philippines

As of 31 December, 2015, there were 200,415 suspected cases of dengue, including 598 deaths, reported in Philippines. This is 64.8% higher compared with the same reporting period in 2014 (n=121,580) (Figure 3). From 27 to 31 December, 2015 (week 52), there were 136 suspected cases of dengue reported. (NOTE: Case counts reported here do not represent the final number and will change after inclusion of delayed reports)

Singapore

From 24 to 30 January 2016, 630 dengue cases were reported, lower than the previous week (n=636) and higher than the number reported for the same period in each of the last five years (2011-2015) (Figure 4).

Cambodia (no update)

As of 29 December 2015, there were 15,412 cases of dengue, including 38 deaths [CFR=0.2%], reported in Cambodia. The number of cases is decreasing and it follows a similar trend to that observed in 2011 to 2014. In the week ending 29 December 2015, there were 183 cases reported, which is higher than the previous week (n=65) (Figure 5).

PDR

As of 29 January 2016, there were 96 cases of dengue and 1 death reported in Lao PDR for 2016. From 23 to 29 January 2016, 30 dengue cases were reported, which is higher than the previous week (n=23) (Figure 6).
There is no country level alert for the week ending 29 January 2016.

Viet Nam (No update)

As of 31 December 2015, there were 97,476 cases of dengue, including 61 deaths, reported in 54 out of 63 provinces in Viet Nam. The cumulative number of cases reported in 2015 was higher than cases reported in 2014 for the same reporting period and is also higher than the median in 2010-2014 for the same reporting period (Figure 7). In December 2015, there were 17,033 cases reported including 8 deaths. Compared to November (20,910 cases and 10 deaths), the number of cases decreased by 18.5%.