Outbreak of Dengue and Chikungunya Fevers, Toamasina, Madagascar, 2006

Abstract : An outbreak of dengue-like syndrome occurred in Toamasina from January through March 2006. Dengue type l or chikungunya viruses were detected in 38 of 55 patients sampled. Aedes albopictus was the only potential vector collected. Of 4,242 randomly selected representative residents interviewed retrospectively, 67.5% reported a dengue-like syndrome during this period.
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Mahery Ratsitorahina, Julie Harisoa, Jocelyn Ratovonjato, Sophie Biacabe, Jean-Marc Reynes, et al.. Outbreak of Dengue and Chikungunya Fevers, Toamasina, Madagascar, 2006. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008, 14 (7), pp.1135 - 1137. ⟨10.3201/eid1407.071521⟩. ⟨pasteur-01835629⟩

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