Recent News

Dec 13, 2018

News Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Measles clusters in NY, NJ
New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease in Europe
Dengue vaccine collaboration
Nov 21, 2018

News Scan for Nov 21, 2018

Pork roll Listeria cluster
Thanksgiving with a side of norovirus
Saudi MERS case
Dengue case in Florida
Oct 23, 2018

News Scan for Oct 23, 2018

More Salmonella linked to beef
Dengue in Europe
Tularemia vaccine in rabbits
Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria
Sep 07, 2018

News Scan for Sep 07, 2018

More flulike illness in fliers
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in Papua NG
WHO on dengue vaccination
Congo yellow fever threat
Jul 31, 2018

News Scan for Jul 31, 2018

DRC probes febrile illness outbreak
New Cyclospora health alert
VHF outbreaks in Uganda
CAR monkeypox cases rise
Dengue cocirculation in China
Jul 24, 2018

News Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Dengue in pregnancy
Rift Valley fever in Uganda
FDA approves malaria drug
Jun 14, 2018
Dengue vaccine center in the Philippines

Vaccine trial shows more hospitalizations for dengue-naive kids

The findings add to the conundrum that governments face, as the vaccine prevents hospital stays in children who have antibodies to the dengue virus.

May 02, 2018

News Scan for May 02, 2018

Hypervirulent, drug-resistant Klebsiella
Smallpox antiviral treatment
Nigerian Lassa fever
Dengue in Reunion
Apr 19, 2018
Dengue clinical trial

WHO advisers halt Dengvaxia, for now

The controversial dengue vaccine should not be used until clinicians can confirm prior dengue infection, and such a test is at least 2 years away.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ahamed SF, Vivek R, Britto C, et al. Emergence of new genotypes and lineages of dengue viruses during the 2012-15 epidemics in southern India. Int J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jan 10)

Aubry M, Teissier A, Huart M, et al. Seroprevalence of dengue and chikungunya virus antibodies, French Polynesia, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 30)

Azeredo EL, dos Santos FB, Barbosa LS, et al. Clinical and laboratory profile of Zika and dengue infected patients: lessons learned from the co-circulation of dengue, Zika and chikungunya in Brazil. PLoS Curr 2018 Feb 16

Basurko C, Matheus S, Hilderal H, et al. Estimating the risk of vertical transmission of dengue: a prospective study. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 (published online Apr 23)

Bodinayake CK, Tillekeratne LG, Nagahawatte A, et al. Evaluation of the WHO 2009 classification for diagnosis of acute dengue in a large cohort of adults and children in Sri Lanka during a denque-1 epidemic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Feb 9;12(2):e0006258

Borges MB, Marchevsky RS, Mendes YS, et al. Characterization of recent and minimally passaged Brazilian dengue viruses inducing robust infection in rhesus macaques. PLoS One 2018 Apr 25;13(4):e0196311

Bowman LR, Rocklov J, Kroeger A, et al. A comparison of Zika and dengue outbreaks using national surveillance data in the Dominican Republic. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Nov 5;12(11):e0006876

Carrillo-Hernandez MY, Ruiz-Saenz J, Villamizar LJ, et al. Co-circulation and simultaneous co-infection of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses in patients with febrile syndrome at the Colombian-Venezuelan border. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 30;18:61

characteristics and determinants of dengue transmission during epidemic and non-epidemic years in Fortaleza, Brazil: 2011-2015. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Dec 3;12(12):e0006990

Cortes M, Lopez P, Marquez V, et al. Safety follow-up of a dengue vaccine with administered concomitantly with a yellow fever vaccine in healthy toddlers in Colombia. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 Nov 37(11):1190-1

Cotter CJ, Tufa AJ, Johnson S, et al. Outbreak of dengue virus type 2 — American Somoa, November 2016-October 2018. MMWR 2018 Nov 30;67(47):1319-22

Diptyanusa A, Phumratanaprapin W, Phonrat B, et al. Characteristics and associated factors of acute kidney injury among adult dengue patients: a retrospective single-center study. PLOS One 2019 Jan 7;14(1):e0210360

Ferede G, Tiruneh M, Abate E, et al. A study of clinical, hematological, and biochemical profiles of patients with dengue viral infections in northwest Ethiopia: implications for patient management. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Dec 4;18:616

Fontaine A, Lequime S, Moltini-Conclois I, et al. Epidemiological significance of dengue virus genetic variation in mosquito infection dynamics. PLoS Pathog 2018 Jul 13;14(7):e1007187

Friberg J, Beaumier CM, Park S, et al. Protective versus pathologic pre-exposure cytokine profiles in dengue virus infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 (published online Dec 17)

Ganeshkumar P, Murhekar MV, Poornima V, et al. Dengue infection in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Jul 16;12(7):e0006618

Hisamuddin M, Tazeen A, Abdullah M, et al. Co-circulation of chikungunya and dengue viruses in dengue endemic region of New Delhi, India during 2016. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jul 10)

Htun HL, Yeo TW, Tam CC, et al. Metformin use and severe dengue in diabetic adults. Sci Rep 2018 (published online Feb 20)

Hussain-Alkhateeb L, Kroeger A, Olliaro P, et al. Early warning and response system (EWARS) for dengue outbreaks: recent advancements towards widespread applications in critical settings. PLoS One 2018 May 4;13(5):e0196811

Jackson LA, Rupp R, Papadimitriou A, et al. A phase 1 study of safety and immunogenicity following intradermal administration of a tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate. Vaccine 2018 (published online May 19)

Juraska M, Magaret CA, Shao J, et al. Viral genetic diversity and protective efficacy of a tetravalent dengue vaccine in two phase 3 trials. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 (published online Aug 20)

Kong L, Xu C, Mu P, et al. Risk factors spatial-temporal detection for dengue fever in Guangzhou. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Oct 26)

Kumar A, Gittens-St Hilaire M, Nielsen AL. Long-term epidemiological dynamics of dengue in Barbados — one of the English-speaking Caribbean countries. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Apr 15)

Lalle E, Colavita F, Iannetta M, et al. Prolonged detection of dengue virus RNA in the semen of a man returning from Thailand to Italy, January 2018. Euro Surveill 2018 May 3;23(18):pii=18-00197

Lang J, Cheng U, Rolfe A, et al. An hPSC-derived tissue-resident macrophage model reveals differential responses of macrophages to ZIKV and DENV infection. Stem Cell Rep 2018 (published online Jul 5)

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Texas created dengue fever public health response guide

Texas worked with northern Mexican states to monitor increasing cases of dengue fever and create a response guide.

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