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CHA.01.03b Dengue (Statistics & Maps)

Description of the current epidemiological trends of dengue in the Americas

In 2013, dengue behaved like a classic epidemic for the Americas region, with the largest historical cases reported. In total, countries in the Americas reported more than 2.3 million cases of dengue, with 37,692 cases of severe dengue and 1,280 deaths, for a mortality rate of about 0.05%. The average incidence rate of dengue for the year was 430.8 per 100,000 inhabitants. Circulation of all four serotypes was reported in the region with the simultaneous movement of all of four in 11 countries and / or territories.


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