Dengue - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2021 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 25 October 2022.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Dengue. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2021. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023.

For 2021, 27 EU/EEA countries reported 428 cases of dengue, of which 410 (96%) were confirmed. Dengue cases decreased compared to previous years.

The EU/EEA notification rate in 2021 was 0.1 cases per 100 000 population. The highest rates in both men and women were among those aged 25–44 years.
The number of cases peaked in June. Of the cases with known probable country of infection, 48% were imported from Africa, mostly from Réunion. Three autochthonous dengue cases were reported from the EU/EEA1, by France.