Latest epidemiological data
The latest data on dengue cases in EU, from the ECDC Annual epidemiological reportRead the report
Facts for healthcare professionals
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions.Read the factsheet
Guidelines for surveillance of mosquitoes
Technical guidance for surveillance of native and invasive mosquitoes and information on conducting risk assessment of mosquito-borne diseases in EuropeView the guidelines
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Table 1. Reported dengue fever cases: number and rate per 100 000 population, EU/EEA, 2010–2014
Prevention and control
The best protection against mosquito-borne diseases is preventing mosquito bites. Control measures include strengthening mosquito surveillance in areas in Europe at risk of importation of mosquitoes and virus transmission.
Vectors of dengue: Aedes aegypti
Aedes aegypti is a known vector of several viruses including yellow fever virus, dengue virus chikungunya virus and Zika virus. In Europe, imported cases are reported every year.Read the factsheet
Vectors of dengue: Aedes albopictus
This mosquito species is a known vector of chikungunya virus, dengue virus and dirofilariasis.Read the factsheet