Global Alert and Response (GAR)

WHO Report on Global Surveillance of Epidemic-prone Infectious Diseases - Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever


Trends

  • The global incidence of DF and DHF has grown dramatically in recent decades (Fig. 6.1).













  • Fig 6.1 Dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever, average annual number of cases of reported to WHO, 1955-1998

    Fig 6.1 Dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever, average annual number of cases of reported to WHO, 1955-1998





















  • Indigenous transmission of dengue has occurred in more than 100 countries in Africa, the Americas, the eastern Mediterranean, South-East Asia and the Western Pacific (Map 6.1).

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