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2003: 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 1 June 2005)

Country or Subregion Weeka Cases of D & DHFb reported Serotyped DHFe Deaths Population x1000 (DHF/D) x100 CFR
Clinical Incidence Ratec Lab. Confirmed Incidence Ratec
Argentinae Week 52 135 0.36 135 0.36 DEN 1, 2, 3 0 0 37,448 0.00 --
Bolivia** Week 52 6,548 327.40 1,002 50.10 DEN 1, 2, 3 47 6 2,000 0.72 12.77
Brazil Week 52 341,902 198.14   0.00 DEN 1, 2, 3 713 38 172,559 0.21 5.33
Chile (Easter Island only) Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 1 -- --
Colombia Week 52 52,588 258.70 5,260 25.88 DEN 1, 2, 3 4,878 7 20,328 9.28 0.14
Costa Rica** Week 52 19,669 606.32 264 8.14 DEN 1, 2 69 0 3,244 0.35 0.00
Cuba Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 11,254 -- --
Dominican Republic Week 52 6,163 72.55 1,053 12.40 DEN 2 252 75 8,495 4.09 29.76
Ecuador Week 52 10,319 80.12 889 6.90 DEN 3 416 5 12,880 4.03 1.20
El Salvador Week 52 7,436 116.24 3,782 59.12 DEN 2, 4 138 8 6,397 1.86 5.80
Guatemala Week 52 6,750 57.76 996 8.52 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 22 3 11,687 0.33 13.64
Honduras Week 52 16,559 251.85 184 2.80 DEN 2, 4 458 11 6,575 2.77 2.40
Mexicoe Week 52 5,018 5.00 5,018 5.00 DEN 1,419   100,368 28.28 0.00
Nicaraguae Week 52 2,799 53.74 2,799 53.74 DEN 1 235 4 5,208 8.40 1.70
Panama Week 52 293 10.11 39 1.35 DEN 2 0 0 2,899 0.00 --
Paraguaye Week 52 137 2.43 137 2.43 DEN 3 0 0 5,636 0.00 --
Peru Week 52 3,637 13.94 340 1.30 DEN 1, 2, 3 15 0 26,095 0.41 0.00
Puerto Rico Week 52 3,735 94.51 1,328 33.60 DEN 1, 2, 3 5 0 3,952 0.13 0.00
Uruguay Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 3,385 -- --
Venezuela Week 52 26,996 109.60   0.00 DEN 1, 2, 3 2,246 7 24,632 8.32 0.31
USA*** Week 52 40 3.33 12 1.00 DEN     1,200 0.00 --
English, French and Dutch Caribbean*
Anguilla Week 52 2 16.67 1 8.33 DEN 3 0 0 12 0.00 --
Antigua & Barbuda Week 52 0 0.00 1 1.54 DEN     65 -- --
Aruba Week 01   0.00   0.00 DEN     104 -- --
Bahamas Week 52 180 58.44 0 0.00 DEN 2, 3 0 0 308 0.00 --
Barbados Week 52 557 207.84 22 8.21 DEN 1, 3 0 0 268 0.00 --
Belize Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN     231 -- --
Bermuda Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 63 -- --
British Virgin Islands Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 24 -- --
Cayman Islands Week 52 1 2.50 1 2.50 DEN 0 0 40 0.00 --
Curaçao Week 01   0.00   0.00 DEN     217 -- --
Dominica Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 71 -- --
French Guiana Week 52 2,178 1,281.18 49 28.82 DEN 1, 3 0 0 170 0.00 --
Grenada Week 39 17 18.09 3 3.19 DEN 0 0 94 0.00 --
Guadaloupe Week 52 495 114.85 151 35.03 DEN 3 0 0 431 0.00 --
Guyana Week 52 33 4.33 4 0.52 DEN     763 0.00 --
Haiti Data not available; see Halstead et al. (2001) Amer J Trop Med Hyg 65 (3): 180-183.
Jamaica Week 52 52 2.00 45 1.73 DEN 0 0 2,598    
Martinique Week 52 791 204.92 203 52.59 DEN 0 0 386 0.00 --
Montserrat Week 52 1 12.50 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 8 0.00 --
St. Kitts/Nevis Week 52 2 5.26 2 5.26 DEN     38 0.00 --
St. Lucia Week 52 5 3.36 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 149 0.00 --
St. Vincent & Grenadines Week 52 3 2.63 3 2.63 DEN 3 0 0 114 0.00 --
Suriname Week 52 285 68.02 1 0.24 DEN 2 1   419 0.35 0.00
Trinidad & Tobago Week 52 2,289 176.08 121 9.31 DEN 3 80   1,300 3.49 0.00
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 52 2 11.76 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 17 0.00 --
Total   517,617   23,845     10,994 164 500,000    
Summary by Subregion
Subregion Dengue DHF Deaths
Andean 100,088 7,602 25
Central America 50,707 922 26
Southern Cone 342,174 713 38
Caribbean 14,243 337 75
a Epidemiological week
b Cases of dengue and DHF
c Incidence per 100,000 pop. (to date)
d Cases of DHF only
e Only confirmed cases are reported.
* Figures from the English Caribbean provided by the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC)
** Population at risk.
*** http://www.state.hi.us/health/dengue/index.html
CFR = Case fatality rate of DHF
DHF/D = DHF/D ratio %.
Source: Country reports to PAHO from the respective Ministries of Health, or via CAREC;
regional data compiled by PAHO from said reports.