Return of epidemic dengue in the United States: Implications for the public health practitioner

Nidhi Bouri, Tara Kirk Sell, Crystal Franco, Amesh A. Adalja, D. A. Henderson, Noreen A Hynes

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Abstract

Conditions that facilitate sustained dengue transmission exist in the United States, and outbreaks have occurred during the past decade in Texas, Hawaii, and Florida. More outbreaks can also be expected in years to come. To combat dengue, medical and public health practitioners in areas with mosquito vectors that are competent to transmit the virus must be aware of the threat of reemergent dengue, and the need for early reporting and control to reduce the impact of dengue outbreaks. Comprehensive dengue control includes human and vector surveillance, vector management programs, and community engagement efforts. Public health, medical, and vector-control communities must collaborate to prevent and control disease spread. Policy makers should understand the role of mosquito abatement and community engagement in the prevention and control of the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-266
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Health Reports
Volume127
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2012

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Return of epidemic dengue in the United States : Implications for the public health practitioner. / Bouri, Nidhi; Sell, Tara Kirk; Franco, Crystal; Adalja, Amesh A.; Henderson, D. A.; Hynes, Noreen A.

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Bouri, Nidhi ; Sell, Tara Kirk ; Franco, Crystal ; Adalja, Amesh A. ; Henderson, D. A. ; Hynes, Noreen A. / Return of epidemic dengue in the United States : Implications for the public health practitioner. In: Public Health Reports. 2012 ; Vol. 127, No. 3. pp. 259-266.
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