Dengue Fever: Short epidemiological update, Brazil, Bahia state – 20 August 2009
In 2009, the tourist state of Bahia, Brazil, has been severely affected by dengue fever. As of 8th August 2009, the local health authorities reported more than 100,000 cases of dengue fever, representing an increase of 199% compared to the same period in 2008.
Dengue Fever: Short epidemiological update, Americas – 8 July 2009
From January 1st to June 26th 2009, a total of 480,909 cases of dengue have been reported in the Americas, including 7,547 cases of severe dengue (dengue hemorrhagic fever, dengue shock syndrome, and complicated dengue) and 186 deaths.
Epidemiological update: autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever in the Caribbean region, 4 January 2014
An outbreak of chikungunya in the Caribbean region was reported from the French part of the island of Saint Martin on 5 December 2013.
Recent floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia: What are the communicable disease risks?
Mosquito maps: New information about areas with Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti in Europe
The latest ECDC mosquito maps show new information about the geographical distribution of Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti, invasive mosquitoes which can transmit diseases such as dengue and Zika, in Europe.
Expert consultation: Dengue and chikungunya preparedness in Europe: priorities and road map
On 14-15 January an ECDC consultation will gather public health experts, entomologists and epidemiologists from Europe, as well as experts from WHO, CDC and PacNet, to review the EU preparedness to dengue and chikungunya importation and onwards transmission and produce a roadmap towards improved EU preparedness.