Two serotypes escalate dengue risks on Reunion

There has been a marked downturn in new dengue fever cases with the arrival of winter conditions in the territory - weekly cases dropped to fewer than 400 compared with 1,300 during the epidemic’s peak. Northern and western districts have taken over from southern regions in the reporting of new dengue cases. The recent appearance of 19 DENV-1 infections (DENV-2 has been dominant to date) is of concern to health agencies; this could extend the outbreak as DENV-1 is not endemic to the island and most of the local population will lack immunity. Read more.

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