Dengue: United States

The Florida Department of Health has reported 8 confirmed cases of locally acquired dengue fever since August 2013.  The cases of been reported in Martin, St.Lucie, and Miami-Dade counties.

There are sporadic cases reported in central and southern Florida each year.

Dengue Fever is not a vaccine preventable illness, travelers should be aware to use daytime insect precautions and seek travel health advise prior to travel for further information.

 

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