TITLE

Locally Acquired Dengue -- Key West, Florida, 2009-2010

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/21/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 19, p577
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses case reports of locally acquired dengue in Key West, Florida. These cases were revealed by patients who reported travelling only to Key West, Florida. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) has increased spraying to control the population of mosquitoes and have launched a campaign to eliminate breeding sites. According to the article, dengue should be part of the differential diagnosis of doctors for patients living in subtropical areas in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
51310406

 

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