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Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control / Communicable Diseases / Dengue
Aedes aegypti

2008: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF),
Region of the Americas (by country and subregion)

Figures for 2008 (to week noted by each country*)
(Last Update: Epidemiological Week / EW 53, data received 27 January 2009)

Country or Subregion Weeka Cases of D & DHFb reported Serotyped (%) DHFe Deaths Population x 1,000 (DHF/D) x 100 CFR
Clinical Incidence Ratec Lab. Confirmed Incidence Ratec
North America
United States*** Week 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- 0 1,200 0.00 0.00
Subtotal -- 0 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0 -- --
Central America and Mexico
Belizeg Week 43 23 9.96 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 231 0.00 0.00
Costa Rica** Week 44 7,160 220.72 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2 52 0 3,244 0.73 0.00
El Salvadorf Week 52 5,774 90.26 1,388 21.70 DEN 0 -- 6,397 0.00 0.00
Guatemala Week 52 3,230 27.64 397 3.40 DEN 1, 2 3 0 11,687 0.00 0.00
Honduras Week 53 18,941 288.08 -- 0.00 DEN 2, 4 2,481 9 6,575 13.10 0.36
Mexicof Week 49 31,154 28.42 31,154 28.42 DEN 1, 2, 3 6,114 24 109,607 19.63 0.39
Nicaraguag Week 52 1,424 27.34 1,424 27.34 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 34 5 5,208 2.39 14.71
Panama Week 52 2,287 78.89 1,230 42.43 DEN 3 3 0 2,899 0.13 0.00
Subtotal -- 69,993 -- 35,593 -- -- 8,687 38 -- -- --
Andean Subregion
Bolivia** Week 37 3,181 159.05 321 16.05 DEN 3 0 2,000 0.09 0.00
Colombia Week 52 26,732 116.54 3,394 14.80 DEN 1, 2, 3 3,081 12 22,939 11.53 0.39
Ecuador Week 46 1,894 14.13 244 1.82 DEN 1, 3 15 0 13,408 0.00 0.00
Peru Week 45 10,278 36.73 3,209 11.47 DEN 1, 3, 4 32 1 27,980 0.31 3.13
Venezuela Week 53 48,048 172.02 11,234 40.22 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 3,649 0 27,932 0.00 0.00
Subtotal -- 90,133 -- 18,402 -- -- 6,780 13 -- -- --
Southern Cone
Argentina Week 52 40 0.11 3 0.01 DEN 1 0 0 37,448 0.00 0.00
Brazil Week 35 734,384 425.58 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2, 3 9,957 212 172,559 1.36 2.13
Chile*** Week 52 25 0.55 -- 0.00 DEN 1 0 0 4,537 0.00 0.00
Paraguay Week 18 1,953 34.65 8 0.14 DEN -- -- 5,636 0.00 0.00
Uruguay*** Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- -- 3,385 0.00 0.00
Subtotal -- 736,402 -- 11 -- -- 9,957 212 -- -- --
Hispanic Caribbean
Cubaf Week -- 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- -- 11,254 -- --
Dominican Republic Week 50 4,333 51.01 2,038 23.99 DEN 183 38 8,495 4.22 20.77
Puerto Rico Week 52 3,384 85.63 741 18.75 DEN 1, 2, 3 65 2 3,952 1.92 3.08
Subtotal -- 7,717 -- 2,779 -- -- 248 40 -- -- --
English-, French-, and Dutch-Speaking Caribbean*
American Virgin Islands Week -- 00.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 12 0.00 0.00
Anguilla Week 48 9 75.00 2 16.67 DEN 1 2 0 12 0.00 0.00
Antigua & Barbuda Week 40 17 26.15 17 26.15 DEN 2 0 0 65 0.00 0.00
Aruba Week 20 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- -- 104 0.00 0.00
Bahamas Week 12 1 0.32 1 0.32 DEN 0 0 308 0.00 0.00
Barbados Week 53 1 0.37 1 0.37 DEN 0 0 268 0.00 0.00
Bermuda Week 53 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 63 0.00 0.00
British Virgin Islands Week 48 15 62.50 15 62.50 DEN 2, 4 0 0 24 0.00 0.00
Cayman Islands Week 53 1 2.50 -- 0.00 DEN 2 0 0 40 0.00 0.00
Curaçao Week -- 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- -- 217 0.00 0.00
Dominica Week 53 80 112.68 20 28.17 DEN 2 0 0 71 0.00 0.00
French Guianag Week 46 460 270.59 460 270.59 DEN 1, 2, 4 0 0 170 0.00 0.00
Grenada Week 53 6 6.38 6 6.38 DEN -- -- 94 0.00 0.00
Guadaloupeg Week 45 277 64.27 277 64.27 DEN 1, 2, 3 0 0 431 0.00 0.00
Guyanag Week 44 324 42.46 -- 0.00 DEN 0 -- 763 0.00 0.00
Haitif
Jamaica Week 53 359 13.82 -- 0.00 DEN 3 2 0 2,598 0.56 0.00
Martiniqueg Week 45 586 151.81 586 151.81 DEN 1, 2, 4 -- -- 386 0.00 0.00
Montserrat Week 53 2 25.00 2 25.00 DEN 2 0 0 8 0.00 0.00
St. Kitts & Nevis Week 48 49 128.95 49 128.95 DEN 3 0 0 38 0.00 0.00
St. Lucia Week 44 98 65.77 64 42.95 DEN 2 0 0 149 0.00 0.00
St. Vincent & the Grenadines Week 40 6 5.26 6 5.26 DEN 0 0 114 0.00 0.00
Suriname Week 44 24 5.73 24 5.73 DEN 12 0 419 50.00 0.00
Trinidad & Tobago Week 37 2,366 182.00 206 15.85 DEN 2, 3 8 3 1,300 0.00 0.00
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 53 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 17 0.00 0.00
Subtotal -- 4,681 -- 1,736 -- -- 24 3 -- -- --
TOTAL -- 908,926 -- 58,521 -- -- 25,696 306 495,032 -- --
Summary by Subregion
Subregion Dengue DHF Deaths
North America 0 0 0
Central America 69,993 8,687 38
Andean 90,133 6,780 13
Southern Cone 736,402 9,957 212
Hispanic Caribbean 7,717 248 40
Caribbean 4,681 24 3
a Epidemiological week
b Cases of dengue and DHF
c Incidence per 100,000 pop. (to date)
d Serotypes circulating (%)
e Cases of DHF only
f Without reports
g Confirmed cases only
h Cases are from Easter Island only
* Figures from the English Caribbean provided by the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC)
** Population at risk
*** Imported cases
CFR = Case fatality rate of DHF
DHF/D = DHF/D ratio %
Source: Reports to PAHO from the Ministries of Health of the respective countries;
figures from the English-speaking Caribbean provided by the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC).
Regional data compiled by PAHO on the basis of said reports.

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