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22 Apr 2010 description

To date, the countries of the Region have reported a total of 344,346 cases of dengue, of which 7,838 are severe dengue. They have reported 144 deaths, with a regional fatality rate of 1.84%. This update provides a breakdown by subregion (Central America and Mexico, Andean Subregion, Southern Cone, Caribbean) with the number of cases, severity, serotypes in circulation, affected areas, and measures taken, concluding with general recommendations for dengue prevention and control.

08 Mar 2010 description

Brotes de dengue en las Américas

La información que figura en esta actualización se obtiene a partir de los datos proporcionados por los Ministerios de Salud de los Estados Miembros a través de los informes enviados a la Organización Panamericana de la Salud / Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) o de actualizaciones en sus páginas Web respectivas.

Hasta la fecha de elaboración del informe, los países de la Región notifican un total de 146,006 casos de dengue, de los cuales 2,706 son dengue grave. Se reportan 79 fallecidos con una tasa de letalidad Regional del 2.9%.

08 Mar 2010 description

Up to the date of this report, the countries of the Region reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%. Specific sections of the report are devoted to Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, and Puerto Rico, including data and/or maps as well as indications of severity, serotypes in circulation, affected areas, and measures taken. The report also includes recommendations for dengue prevention and control.