14 Aug 2019
Depending on destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases spread by insects or ticks in EuropeRead more
18 Dec 2017
Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different subtypes. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes Read more
19 Jan 2016
Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseasesRead more
10 May 2022 Brazil + Goias
As of 29 April 2022, Dengue serotype 2 has been detected in Brazil for the first time in a sample taken from a dengue case in November 2021. PAHO states DEN 1, 2 and 4 serotypes have been detected. Health officials clarify that the new lineage is not related to the large number of dengue cases reported in the state.
20 Apr 2022 Singapore
As of 19 April 2022, Singapore are reporting an increase in dengue cases compared to the previous four years. In the week ending 16 April 2022, a total of 735 cases were reported. To prevent cases from escalating, vector control measures are taking place. The DENV-3 serotype which was previously uncommon in Singapore is now circulating.
12 Apr 2022 Timor-Leste
In 2022 and as of 29 March, 3,713 cases including 44 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 1,715 cases and 14 deaths since 12 February 2022.
15 Dec 2021 Pakistan
From 1 January to 25 November 2021, a total of 48,906 cases including 183 deaths have been reported from four provinces (Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan) plus the federally administered Islamabad Capital Territory and Azad Jammu and Kashmir autonomous territories. As of 25 November, Punjab province reported the highest number of cases with 24,146 cases and 127 deaths. The deaths were mainly reported from Lahore district.