Recent News

Jun 25, 2021

News Scan for Jun 25, 2021

Estimating the first COVID-19 case
ACIP on dengue, flu vaccines
Backyard poultry Salmonella
New UK monkeypox case
Polio in 4 countries
Jun 10, 2021

News Scan for Jun 10, 2021

Immunoglobulin for COVID vaccine clots
Heart health, comorbidities, COVID-19
Saudi MERS case
Wolbachia mosquitoes against dengue
Avian flu in 3 countries
Sep 23, 2020

News Scan for Sep 23, 2020

More local dengue cases in Florida
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Aug 27, 2020

News Scan for Aug 27, 2020

Telemedicine antibiotic stewardship
DRC Ebola case rise
Severe dengue after Zika
Mosquito-borne viruses in US
Avian flu in Australia, Russia
Aug 12, 2020

News Scan for Aug 12, 2020

More Ebola in the DRC
EPA nod for new insect repellent
Aug 11, 2020
Vaccine development

Pandemic total tops 20 million amid Russian vaccine news, New Zealand flare-up

Russia's vaccine hasn't been through phase 3 trials, raising worries that the country is skipping key safety steps.

Aug 04, 2020

News Scan for Aug 04, 2020

COVID-19 RNA on eye exam surfaces
Florida Keys dengue cases
Low global flu levels
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Arinaminpathy N, Sinha A, Anvikar A, et al. Infectious diseases in the South-East Asia region. CDDEP 2021 (published online Feb 23)

Belaunzaran-Zumudio PF, Mateja A, Guerra-de-Blas PC, et al. Comparison of clinical characteristics of Zika and dengue symptomatic infections and other acute illnesses of unidentified origin in Mexico. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Feb 16)

Bohers C, Mousson L, Madec Y, et al. The recently introduced Aedes albopictus in Tunisia has the potential to transmit chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 (published online Oct 2)

Castellanos JE, Jaimes N, Coronel-Ruiza C, et al. Dengue-chikungunya coinfection outbreak in children from Cali, Colombia in 2018-2019. Int J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Oct 15)

Chien YW, Chuang HN, Wang YP, et al. Risk of gastrointestinal bleeding after acute dengue virus infection. Int J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Sep 18)

Chipwaza B, Sumaye RD, Weisser M, et al. Occurrence of four dengue virus serotypes and chikungunya virus in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania during dengue outbreak in 2018. Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 (published online Dec 26)

Chu CS, Tsai SJ, Cheng CM, et al. Dengue and dementia risk: a nationwide longitudinal study. J Infect 2021 (published online Aug 26)

Coronel-Martinez DL, Park J, Lopez-Medina E, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of simplified vaccination schedules for the CYD-TDV dengue vaccine in healthy individuals aged 9–50 years (CYD65): a randomised, controlled, phase 2, non-inferiority study. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Nov 16)

Das S, Rahman M, Rahaman MM, et al. Knowledge, attitude, and prevention practices of garment factory workers regarding the largest dengue outbreak on record in Bangladesh. Transbound Emerg Dis 2021 (published online Jan 9)

Dash N, Aby R, Kumar M, et al. Infant dengue: a 10-year experience from a tertiary center in south India. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 (published online Jul 8)

Dawson P, Marfel M, Galloway R, et al. Interpretation of rapid diagnostic tests for leptospirosis during a dengue outbreak—Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, 2019. MMWR (Notes from the field) 2020 Dec 4;69(48):1832-3

DiazGranados CA, Bonaparte M, Wang H, et al. Accuracy and efficacy of pre-dengue vaccination screening for previous dengue infection with five commercially available immunoassays: a retrospective analysis of phase 3 efficacy trials. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Nov 16)

Elaagip A, Alsedig K, Altahir O, et al. Seroprevalence and associated risk factors of Dengue fever in Kassala state, eastern Sudan. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 (published online Dec 9)

Fernando L, Wijesinghe H, Pathmeswaran A, et al. Treating dengue haemorrhagic fever with fixed flat rate of fluid and intermittent fluid boluses: insights from a specialized dengue treatment centre. Int J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Sep 18)

Forrat R, Dayan GH, DiazGranados CA, et al. Analysis of hospitalized and severe dengue cases over the six-years of follow-up of the tetravalent dengue vaccine (CYD-TDV) efficacy trials in Asia and Latin America. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Apr 4)

Fustec B, Phanitchat T, Hoq MI, et al. Complex relationships between Aedes vectors, socio-economics and dengue transmission—lessons learned from a case-control study in northeastern Thailand. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 (published online Oct 1)

Graf T, Vazquez C, Giovanetti M, et al. Epidemiologic history and genetic diversity origins of chikungunya and dengue viruses, Paraguay. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 May;27(5)

Gutu MA, Bekele A, Seid Y, et al. Another dengue fever outbreak in Eastern Ethiopia—an emerging public health threat. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Jan 19)

Huy BV, Thuy DT. Prevalence, characteristics, and factors associated with acute kidney injury among adult dengue patients in Vietnam. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 (published online Dec 14)

Jiang L, Liu Y, Su W, et al. Decreased dengue cases attributable to the effect of COVID-19 in Guangzhou in 2020. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online May 26)

Joubert A, Andry F, Bertolotti A, et al. Distinguishing non severe cases of dengue from COVID-19 in the context of co-epidemics: a cohort study in a SARS-CoV-2 testing center on Reunion island. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Apr 26)

Lazzarini L, Barzon L, Foglia F, et al. First autochthonous dengue outbreak in Italy, August 2020. Eurosurveill 2020 Sep;25(36)

Li Z, Wang J, Cheng X, et al. The worldwide seroprevalence of DENV, CHIKV and ZIKV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Apr 28)

Lim JK, Carabali M, Edwards T, et al. Estimating the force of infection for dengue virus using repeated serosurveys, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Jan;27(1)

Lim JT, Chew LZ, Choo EL, et al. Increased dengue transmissions in Singapore attributable to SARS-CoV-2 social distancing measures. J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Sep 30)

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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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