Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, March 2013

Mission report
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, March 2013. Stockholm: ECDC; 2014

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​In October 2012, ECDC conducted a first mission to Madeira to set up an epidemiological surveillance system based on information supplied by Madeira’s public healthcare system.
During a second mission in March 2013, the ECDC team retrospectively assessed various aspects of outbreak epidemiology as well as the public health measures and activities implemented between September 2012 and February 2013. The main outcomes of this mission are presented in this report.