Dengue worldwide overview
The countries with the most dengue cases during the past month were Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, the Philippines, India and Malaysia, according to the latest dengue global monitoring.
In 2018 and 2019, France and Spain reported autochthonous dengue cases.See ECDC monthly update
Dengue in Spain and France
In September, three autochthonous cases of dengue have been reported in Catalonia, Alpes-Maritimes and Rhône. The probability of further spread is very low, as environmental conditions become less suitable for transmission over the autumn season.Read the risk assessment
Guidelines for surveillance of mosquitoes
Technical guidance for surveillance of native and invasive mosquitoes and information on conducting risk assessment of mosquito-borne diseases in EuropeView the guidelines
Expert consultation: Dengue and chikungunya preparedness in Europe: priorities and road map
Prevention and control
The best protection against mosquito-borne diseases is preventing mosquito bites. Control measures include strengthening mosquito surveillance in areas in Europe at risk of importation of mosquitoes and virus transmission.
Vectors of dengue: Aedes aegypti
Aedes aegypti is a known vector of several viruses including yellow fever virus, dengue virus chikungunya virus and Zika virus. In Europe, imported cases are reported every year.Read the factsheet
Vectors of dengue: Aedes albopictus
This mosquito species is a known vector of chikungunya virus, dengue virus and dirofilariasis.Read the factsheet
Estimating past, present, and future trends in the global distribution and abundance of the arbovirus vector Aedes aegypti under climate change scenarios
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