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NUMBER OF REPORTED CASES OF
DENGUE AND DENGUE HEMORRHAGIC FEVER (DHF)*
IN THE AMERICAS BY COUNTRY, 1997
 
Country or Subregion Date of Report Dengue & DHF Serotype DHF only Deaths
Bolivia** Week 52 539 Den 2 - -
Brazil Week 53 254,109 Den 1,2 35 5
Colombia Week 53 24,290 Den 1,2 3,950 28
Ecuador Week 53 3,871 Den 1,2,4 - -
Paraguay Week 52 - - - -
Peru Week 53 1,357 Den 1,2 - -
Venezuela Week 53 33,654 Den 1,2 6,300 43
Mexico Week 53 53,541 Den 1,2,3,4 980 37
Costa Rica Week 53 14,267 Den 1,3 8 2
El Salvador** Week 53 423 - - -
Guatemala Week 40 5,385 Den 1,2,3,4 6 -
Honduras Week 53 11,873 Den 3 12 1
Nicaragua Week 48 3,126 - 68 -
Panama Week 53 2,628 Den 1 - -
Cuba Week 42 3,012 Den 2 205 12
Dominican Republic** Week 53 608 Den 1,2,4 96 6
Haiti Week - - - -
Puerto Rico Week 53 6,955 Den 1,2,4 62 5
 
English and French Caribbean•
Anguilla Week 22 - - - -
Antigua & Barbuda Week 38 7 Den 4 - -
Aruba Week 1 - - - -
Bahamas Week 38 - - - -
Barbados** Week 47 199 Den 1,2 3 2
Belize Week 40 141 Den 3 - -
Bermuda Week 40 - - - -
British Virgin Islands Week 35 - - - -
Cayman Islands Week 38 - - - -
Curacao Week - - - -
Dominica Week 26 - Den 1,2 - -
French Guiana** Week 52 851 Den 1,2 3 -
Grenada Week 36 22 Den 2 - -
Guadaloupe Week 6 - - - -
Guyana Week 40   - - -
Jamaica Week 53 16 - - -
Martinique Week 35 235 Den 1 15 3
Montserrat Week 18   Den 1 - -
St. Christopher/Nevis Week 36 - - - -
St. Lucia Week 34 12 - 1 -
St. Vincent & Grenadines Week 36 3 Den 1 - -
Suriname Week 32 90 - - -
Trinidad & Tobago Week 41 784 Den 1,2 39 9
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 34 - - - -
TOTAL   421,998   11,783 153
* Confirmed or Suspected   ** Only laboratory confirmed cases
Source: Country reports to PAHO Figures from the English Caribbean comprise
- no cases/deaths reported suspected and confirmed cases (data from CAREC)
 


Last Updated on 08/09/2001
By PAHO LAN User
Email: ariasjor@paho.org

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