Aedes aegypti

2002: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF),
Region of the Americas (by country and subregion)

Provisional figures, to week noted by each country
(last update 3 June 2003)

Country or Subregion Weeka D & DHFb Incidencec Serotyped DHFe Deaths Population**
Argentina1 Week 52 214 0.57 DEN 1, 3 0 0 37,448
Bolivia*** 1 Week 52 892 74.33 DEN 1, 2 1 1 1,200
Brazil1 Week 52 780,644 452.39 DEN 1, 2, 3 2,607 145 172,559
Chile1 (Easter Island only) Week 52 636 -- DEN 1 0 0 4
Colombia1 Week 52 76,996 210.30 DEN 1, 3, 4 5,269 27 36,613
Costa Rica*** 1 Week 52 12,251 314.53 DEN 1, 2 27 0 3,895
Cuba1 Week 52 3,011 26.75 -- 12 1 11,254
Dominican Republic1 Week 52 3,194 37.60 DEN 2 76 14 8,495
Ecuador1 Week 32 5,833 45.29 DEN 2, 3 158 0 12,880
El Salvador1 Week 52 18,307 286.05 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 405 11 6,400
Guatemala1 Week 52 7,599 65.02 DEN 2, 3, 4 47 6 11,687
Haiti5 8,270
Honduras 1 Week 52 32,269 490.78 DEN 2, 3, 4 863 17 6,575
Mexico* 1 Week 52 9,844 9.81 DEN 1, 2 (98%), 3 1,429 6 100,368
Nicaragua1 Week 52 2,157 41.42 DEN 1, 2, 4 157 12 5,208
Panama1 Week 52 711 24.53 DEN 2 5 0 2,899
Paraguay1 Week 52 1,871 33.20 DEN 1, 2, 3 0 0 5,636
Peru1 Week 52 8,875 34.01 DEN 1, 3 13 1 26,093
Puerto Rico3 Week 52 2,906 73.53 DEN 2, 3 23 1 3,952
Venezuela1 Week 52 37,676 152.96 DEN 2, 3, 4 2,979 1 24,632
USA (imported)2 Week 52 29 2.42 -- -- -- 1,200
English, French, and Dutch Caribbean*
Anguilla3 Week 52 5 41.67 DEN 2 (12%), 3 (87%) 0 -- 12
Antigua & Barbuda* 3 Week 52 5 7.69 DEN 3 0 -- 65
Aruba3 Week 52 25 ... -- -- -- 104
Bahamas3 Week 52 0 0 -- 0 -- 308
Barbados3 Week 52 740 276.12 DEN 3 0 -- 268
Belize* 3 Week 52 41 16.40 DEN 2 0 -- 250
Bermuda3 Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0 -- 63
British Virgin Islands* 3 Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0 -- 24
Cayman Islands3 Week 52 1 2.50 -- 0 -- 40
Curaçao1 Week 01 -- 0.00 -- -- -- 217
Dominica* 3 Week 48 0 0.00 -- 0 -- 71
French Guiana4 Week 52 280 164.71 DEN 3 0 -- 170
Grenada* 3 Week 52 84 89.36 DEN 3 3 -- 94
Guadaloupe4 Week 52 93 21.58 -- 0 -- 431
Guyana3 Week 52 202 26.47 DEN 3 2 -- 763
Jamaica3 Week 52 90 3.46 -- 0 -- 2,598
Martinique4 Week 52 392 101.55 DEN 3 0 -- 386
Montserrat3 Week 52 1 12.50 DEN 2, 3 0 -- 8
St. Kitts/Nevis* 3 Week 52 20 52.63 DEN 2 0 -- 38
St. Lucia* 3 Week 52 51 34.23 DEN 3 0 -- 149
St. Vincent & Grenadines* 3 Week 52 125 109.65 DEN 3 2 -- 114
Suriname3 Week 52 1,104 263.48 DEN 3 23 -- 419
Trinidad & Tobago3 Week 52 6,246 480.46 DEN 2 (15%), 3 (85%) 273 12 1,300
Turks & Caicos Islands3 Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0 -- 17
Total 1,015,420 -- -- 14,374 255 --

Summary by Subregion: Number of Cases and Deaths

Subregion Dengue DHF Deaths
Andean 130,272 8,420 30
Central America 73,335 1,504 46
Southern Cone 783,365 2,607 145
Caribbean 16,989 389 28
- designates no cases reported.
-- designates data not available.
* Figures from the English Caribbean comprise reported cases (suspected and confirmed) and laboratory-confirmed cases (data from CAREC).
** Based on projected population for year 2000.
***Population at risk
a Epidemiological week.
b Cases of Dengue + DHF.
c Incidence per 100,000 in populaton (to date).
d Serotypes circulating.
e Cases of DHF only.
Sources: Reports to PAHO from the following and/or bibliographical reference:
1 Ministries of Health in the respective countries.

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA.

3 Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC), Port of Spain, Trinidad.

4 CIRE Antilles Guyane, French Guiana.
5 Halstead et al. (2001) Amer J Trop Med Hyg 65 (3): 180-183.