Dengue has spread throughout the tropical world over the past 60 years and now affects over half the world’s population.
The case appears to be locally acquired, raising concerns that there could be more infected mosquitoes in the central Queensland town.
This year’s number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has topped the total for all of 2018.
The Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology reported 18,000 people were infected with the dengue virus from January 1 to May 1, with 27 deaths.
New research by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) found that rainwater tanks could provide year-long protection for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Australia's sub-tropical north.
Dengue fever cases are up among most countries in Southeast Asia during the first months of this year when compared to the same period last year.
Through mid-April, 520,381 dengue fever cases and 2605 severe dengue cases have been reported.
Guangdong’s has recorded 79 dengue cases in the province over the past three and a half months.
Health officials in French Polynesia are reporting the confirmation of several autochthonous cases of dengue type 2 dengue, unrelated and scattered over several communes in Tahiti.
Dengue fever cases in the Zamboanga Peninsula Region, of the Philippines reached 1,743 from January 1 to March 7, 2019 which is 81 percent higher as compared to the same period last year.