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Florida regionally acquired dengue fever depend now 19, Testing reveals DENV-3 pressure – Outbreak Information At this time – Outbreak Information At this time

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In a follow-up on the autochthonous dengue fever in Florida this 12 months, state well being officers now report 19 instances of regionally acquired dengue after 5 extra instances had been reported in Miami-Dade County.


Officers report 18 instances are reported from Miami-Dade County and one from Collier County. Sixteen of the instances have been serotyped by PCR and had been all DENV-3.

Regarding journey related dengue reported within the state, 4 hundred and twenty-three instances with onset in 2022 have been reported in people with journey historical past to a dengue endemic space within the two weeks previous to onset. Counties reporting instances had been: Brevard (2), Broward (29), Collier, Duval (7), Escambia (2), Hendry, Hernando (2), Hillsborough (38), Lee (16), Leon, Manatee (2), Martin (2), Miami-Dade (272), Monroe (3), Orange (6), Osceola, Palm Seaside (14), Pasco, Pinellas (6), Polk (8), Sarasota (3), St. Johns, and St. Lucie (5). 5 instances had been reported in non-Florida residents.

4 instances met the standards for extreme dengue (dengue shock syndrome [DSS] or dengue hemorrhagic fever [DHF]).

385 of the journey related instances had a rustic of publicity of Cuba.

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