First autochthonous dengue outbreak in Italy, August 2020

Sep 15, 2020

In August 2020, five locally acquired cases of dengue virus type 1 were detected in a family cluster in Vicenza Province, North-East Italy where Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are endemic. The primary case was an importation from West Sumatra, Indonesia. This is the first outbreak of autochthonous dengue reported in Italy. Eurosurveillance


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