Olivia Brathwaite Dick
Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
- The history of dengue outbreaks in the AmericasOlivia Brathwaite Dick
Viral Diseases Program, Pan American Health Organization PAHO, 525 23rd Street, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:584-93. 2012..7 million dengue cases were reported, with 50,235 severe cases and 1,185 deaths. A dramatic increase in the number of outbreaks has been reported in recent years. Urgent global action is needed to avoid further disease spread...