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Epidemiological AlertsThe purpose of this alert is to provide an update on the 2011 dengue situation in the Region and to call upon national authorities from the countries which at the beginning of this year’s second semester could be in a greater risk of dengue (Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean) to prepare their integrated response mechanisms to prevent deaths from dengue.

As of epidemiological week (EW) 31 of 2011, a total of 890,756 dengue cases, including 10,840 severe dengue cases and 488 dengue caused deaths, had been reported in the Region of the Americas.

icon 19 August 2011 Dengue in the Americas – update EW 31

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