Dengue across the Vietnam region

The 2021 dengue infection rates reported across the region by the ECDC have overall been lower than for the same period last year. The countries with the highest notifications are Vietnam (9,654 cases to Jan 31), the Philippines (3,353 cases to Jan 23) and Sri Lanka (just over 3,000 cases to end of Feb, with around 2,000 of those from Batticaloa). While to the south in the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island’s level 4 dengue epidemic persists. The situation for 2021 up to Feb 23 reveals almost three-quarters of new cases are in the west - Le Port and La Possession – and there had been 350 confirmed cases and 30 hospitalisations. Read More

Affected Regions