In which year the outbreak of dengue was reported?

The first case of DHF was reported in Manila around 1953 through 1954. A small child with dengue fever started to bleed uncontrollably. Other children then became victims to the new symptom. Epidemic dengue has become more common since the 1980s.

Which year has the highest number of cases of dengue fever?

The year 2016 was characterized by large dengue outbreaks worldwide. The Region of the Americas region reported more than 2.38 million cases in 2016, where Brazil alone contributed slightly less than 1.5 million cases, approximately 3 times higher than in 2014.

Was dengue fever a pandemic or epidemic?

Dengue is a rapidly emerging pandemic disease in many parts of the world, which is a major health problem in the tropics with possibilities of extension to other geographic areas.

What estimates dengue cases from the Philippines 2012?

In 2012, 187,031 cases of dengue were recorded. As of August 31 this year, an estimated 1,107 people have died of dengue in the Philippines, almost half were children between five and nine years of age.

When did the dengue fever start and end?

Dengue viruses have been on the march for more than 100 years. Dengue originated in monkeys and spilled over into humans as long as 800 years ago. It was restricted to Africa and Southeast Asia until the mid-20th century.

What is the difference between dengue and Covid 19?

Dengue viruses are spread to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes, mainly Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.

How did the dengue virus start?

Where did the dengue viruses first come from? Scientists hypothesize that the dengue viruses evolved in nonhuman primates and jumped from these primates to humans in Africa or Southeast Asia between 500 and 1,000 years ago. The distribution of dengue serotypes in 1970 (a) and 2004 (b).

How many died in dengue in the Philippines?

In 2018, there were a total of 216,190 reported dengue cases and 1,083 deaths, while in 2019, there were 437,563 reported cases and 1,689 deaths.

Why did the number of dengue cases drop in a span of 5 year?

This is due to rapid urbanization and population growth, inadequate water supply and poor management of domestic water containers, poor sanitary and living conditions, and other factors that can contribute to the favorable multiplication of the virus and the mosquito vectors such as climate change.