Madeira Dengue Fever outbreak with sustained decrease in number of new local cases
- total number of confirmed cases 2050
- total cumulated hospitalized cases 121
- number of patients currently hospitalized 2
- Number of cases reported by non-resident citizens with recent stay in Madeira: 52
ECDC report of 13 December 2012 (see below for link) identifies 58 exported cases until 12 December 2012
The prevention recommendations remain in place as well as actions to reduce local transmission and export of the Aedes aegypti mosquito vector.
ECDC maintains there is no trade or travel restriction beyond disinfestation
"The epidemiological situation does not imply the need for any trade or travel restriction beyond the disinfestation policies currently implemented"
Comunicado do Diretor-Geral da Saúde sobre casos de dengue na Região Autónoma da Madeira "DGS"
ECDC weekly "Communicable Disease Threats report", Week 49, 2-8 December 2012
ECDC "Epidemiological update: Outbreak of dengue in Madeira, Portugal" 13 December 2012
Analysis: ZINO - Consultadoria