Dengue

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  • Dengue virus is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. It is endemic in Asia, the Pacific, Africa, South and Central America, and the Caribbean.
  • Most cases in the United States involve travelers, but limited transmission has been described in Texas and Florida (Key West). There are 4 different dengue virus serotypes.

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  • Dengue virus is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. It is endemic in Asia, the Pacific, Africa, South and Central America, and the Caribbean.
  • Most cases in the United States involve travelers, but limited transmission has been described in Texas and Florida (Key West). There are 4 different dengue virus serotypes.

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