A multi-centric cross-sectional study spanning five different geographical regions, has been initiated to estimate the seroprevalence of dengue virus infection in the country.
Samoa health officials are reporting an outbreak of dengue fever with a cumulative total of 1,522 clinical and confirmed cases with 339 hospital admissions since October.
There have been almost 125,000 dengue cases in Vietnam this year, a more than 40 percent increase over the same period in 2016.
The unit will respond when a dengue fever case is reported from any part of the province.
Analysis suggests the network centrality of air traffic hubs contribute to seeding dengue epidemics.
New dengue cases are being reported at more than 10 cases per day.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has released new emergency funds to expand the response over the next six months, aiming to assist 307,000 people.
A dengue outbreak has killed at least 21 people in Kerala over the past three weeks.
Through July 12, Sri Lanka case count is 89,885, up from 80,000 reported on July 6.
The outbreak has killed 227 people and infecting tens of thousands.