Communicable disease threats report, 26 September-2 October 2021, week 39
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 26 September-2 October 2021 and includes updates on COVID-19, West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, and dengue.
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Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions. It is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Most of the clinical cases present a febrile illness, severe forms include hemorrhagic fevers and shock with fatalities.