University of Nebraska Medical Center

Florida local transmission of dengue cases now 10, New cases reported in Broward and Miami-Dade counties

Outbreak News Today Florida state health officials reported four additional cases of locally acquired dengue were in the past week from Broward (2) and Miami-Dade (2) counties. Until 2009, there were no reports of dengue acquired in Florida since 1934. In 2009 -2010, an outbreak of dengue was identified in Key West. A total 22 persons were identified with dengue fever in Key West during the summer and fall of 2009. In 2010, 66 cases of locally acquired dengue associated with Key West were reported in Florida with onset dates between March and November 2010.

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