HEALTH: Very few cases of dengue fever confirmed in Saint-Martin


While health authorities note "an increasingly large circulation of the dengue virus" in Guadeloupe with, for the first time in early October, the epidemic threshold being exceeded, in Saint-Martin, the level of dengue is at its level of based. On average, two clinical cases were seen weekly by a doctor between July and early September, authorities report. And since "no clinically suggestive case has been seen". Since the start of the year, 11 confirmed cases of dengue fever have been recorded in Saint-Martin, 25 in Martinique and 141 in Guadeloupe.

The dengue epidemics that affect countries in the Americas region continue. (

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