Dengue Outbreak in Madeira Island Portugal

Posted on December 5, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Warning, Travel News

Regarding the ongoing outbreak of Dengue fever in Madeira, 1 819 cases of dengue fever have been reported from Madeira as of 25 November 2012. Forty three cases of dengue have been reported among European travellers returning from the island since the start of the outbreak. The presence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the main vector for transmission of the virus, has been documented in Madeira since 2005. Read Article

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