Recent News

Jun 15, 2020

News Scan for Jun 15, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
Malaria control amid a pandemic
Dengue in the Americas
Apr 02, 2020

News Scan for Apr 02, 2020

Dengue returns to Guam
Avian flu in Europe
Mar 25, 2020

News Scan for Mar 25, 2020

New antibiotic collaboration
Brazil's dengue vaccine candidate
Low-path H7N3 avian flu in US turkeys
Mar 18, 2020
Dengue vaccine needle and arm

Hopeful results from trials of dengue vaccine candidate

Vaccine effectiveness was 80.2% in the first 11 months and 73.3% in the first 17 months.

Mar 10, 2020

News Scan for Mar 10, 2020

Dengue in Florida
Human zoonotic flu cases
Promising broad-spectrum flu vaccine
Feb 10, 2020

News Scan for Feb 10, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
MERS in Saudi Arabia
E-nudge to cut C diff testing
Dengue activity spikes
Multiple avian flu outbreaks
Dec 26, 2019

News Scan for Dec 26, 2019

Global flu snapshot
H5N6 avian flu in Nigeria
Dengue vaccine screening
Non-medical vaccine exemptions
Dec 13, 2019

News Scan for Dec 13, 2019

Polio numbers climb
New FDA head
Oseltamivir for flulike illness
Dengue in Afghanistan
Dec 03, 2019

News Scan for Dec 03, 2019

More blackberry hepatitis A cases
Bushmeat zoonotic risk
Nepal dengue outbreak
Nov 22, 2019

News Scan for Nov 22, 2019

CWD in Wisconsin
Saudi MERS case
Polio in 6 countries
Sudan dengue outbreak
Yellow fever in Venezuela

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Agha SB, Tchouassi DP, Turell MJ, et al. Entomological assessment of dengue virus transmission risk in three urban areas of Kenya. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Aug 23;13(8):e0007686

Ahmed A, Ali Y, Elmagboul B, et al. Dengue fever in the Darfur area, western Sudan. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Sep 26)

Ajlan BA, Alafif MM, Alawi MM, et al. Assessment of the new World Health Organization's dengue classification for predicting severity of illness and level of healthcare required. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Aug 20;13(8):e0007144

Biswal S, Borja-Tabora C, Vargas LM, et al. Efficacy of a tetravalent dengue vaccine in healthy children aged 4–16 years: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet 2020 (published online Mar 17)

Biswal S, Reynales H, Saez-Llorens X, et al. Efficacy of a tetravalent dengue vaccine in healthy children and adolescents. N Engl J Med 2019 (published online Nov 6)

Buhler C, Winkler V, Runge-Ranzinger S, et al. Environmental methods for dengue vector control — a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2109 Jul 11;13(7):e0007420

da Silveira LTC, Tura B, Santos M. Systematic review of dengue vaccine efficacy. BMC Infect Dis 2019 (published online Aug 28)

Dalvi APR, Braga JU. Spatial diffusion of the 2015-2016 Zika, dengue and chikungunya epidemics in Rio de Janeiro municipality, Brazil. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Jul 9)

Dang TT, Pham MH, Bui HV, et al. Whole genome sequencing and genetic variations in several dengue virus type 1 strains from unusual dengue epidemic of 2017 in Vietnam. BMC Virol J 2020 Han 20;17:7

Dayan GH, Langevin E, Gilbert PB, et al. Assessment of the long-term efficacy of a dengue vaccine against symptomatic, virologically-confirmed dengue disease by baseline dengue serostatus. Vaccine 2020 (published online Mar 20)

Dhewantara PW, Marina R, Puspita T, et al. Spatial and temporal variant of dengue incidence in the island of Bali, Indonesia: an ecological study. Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 27)

Ferreira TP, Haddi K, Correa RFT, et al. Prolonged mosquitocidal activity of Siparuna guianesis essential oil encapsulated in chitosan nanoparticles. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Aug 9;13(8):e0007624

Freitas LP, Cruz OG, Lowe R, et al. Space-time dynamics of a triple epidemic: dengue, chikungunya and Zika clusters in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Proc R Soc B Biol Sci 2019 (published online Oct 9)

Hasty JM, Felix GE, Amador M, et al. Entomological investigation detects dengue virus type 1 in Aedes (stegomyia) albopictus (skuse) during the 2015-16 outbreak in Hawaii. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Feb 10)
Coelho IC, Haguinet F, Colares JK, et al. Dengue infection in children in Fortaleza, Brazil: a 3-year school-based prospective cohort study. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Apr 27)

Hunsberger S, Ortega-Villa AM, Powers JH, et al. Patterns of signs, symptoms and laboratory values associated with zika, dengue and undefined acute illnesses in a dengue endemic region: secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study in southern México. Int J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jun 25)

Johari NA, Voon K, Toh SY, et al. Sylvatic dengue virus type 4 in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in an urban setting in Peninsular Malaysia. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Nov 15;13(11):e0007889

Kajimoto Y, Kitajima T. Patient and national economic burden of dengue in Japan: results from Japanese national claims database. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Apr 20)

Kallas EG, Precioso AR, Palacios R, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of the tetravalent, live-attenuated dengue vaccine Butantan-DV in adults in Brazil: a two-step, double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled phase 2 trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Mar 24)

Kern-Allely S, Pobutsky A, Hancock T. First evidence of locally acquired dengue since 1944—Guam, 2019. MMWR (Notes from the Field) 2020 Apr 3;69(13):387-8

Lim JK, Seydou Y, Carabali M, et al. Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics associated with dengue during and outside the 2016 outbreak identified in health facility-based surveillance in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Dec 6;13(12):e0007882

Mandage R, Kaur C, Pramanik A, et al. Association of dengue virus and Leptospira co-infections with malaria severity. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Aug;26(8)

Manning JE, Oliveira F, Coutinho-AbreuV, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of a mosquito saliva peptide-based vaccine: a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, phase 1 trial. Lancet (published online Jun 11)

Nealon J, Bouckenooghe A, Cortes M, et al. Dengue endemicity, force of infection and variation in transmission intensity in 13 endemic countries. J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Mar 25)

Rasmussen E. Drones against vector-borne diseases. Sci Robot 2020 Jun 15;5(43)

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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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