Florida reports one additional locally acquired dengue case, 50 travel associated cases last week


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in Dengue fever follow up Case in Florida State health authorities reported an additional case of indigenous dengue in Miami-Dade County last week, bringing the state’s total to 36 in 2022.

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36 locally acquired cases have been reported in Collier, Broward (2), Miami-Dade (32), and Volusia counties.

Additionally, an additional 50 travel-related dengue cases were reported in the state last week, bringing the total to 639.

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The counties that reported cases were: Brevard (2), Broward (38), Collier (8), Duval (7), Escambia (2), Flagler, Hendry (2), Hernando (2), Hillsboro (57), Lee (23), Leon, Manatee (2), Martin (2), Miami-Dade (433), Monroe (3), Orange (6), Osceola, Palm Beach (20), Pasco (2), Pinellas (7) ), Polk (8), Sarasota (4), St. John’s, St. Lucy (5), and Volusia (2). Seven cases have been reported in non-Florida residents.

Six cases met the criteria for severe dengue fever (dengue shock syndrome [DSS] or dengue hemorrhagic fever [DHF]).

589 of the travel-related cases were Cuba, the country of exposure.

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