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Dengue Fever Incidence

Facts about Dengue fever:

  • Dengue fever infections are most common in Haiti, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, Barbados, Nicaragua and Thailand.
  • There are less than 100 cases of Dengue fever in the US each year.
  • In travelers, symptoms begin within 10 days after visiting a location that harbors the virus.

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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