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Volume 12, Number 6—June 2006

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Dengue Prevention and 35 Years of Vector Control in Singapore

Eng-Eong Ooi*Comments to Author , Kee-Tai Goh†, and Duane J. Gubler‡
Author affiliations: *DSO National Laboratories, Singapore; †Ministry of Health, Singapore; ‡University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Annual incidence dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and the premises index, Singapore, 1966–2005. DHF was made a notifiable disease in 1966, while DF became a notifiable disease in 1977. The annual incidences of DF and DHF reported in this figure were calculated from the number of reported cases each year from 1966 to 2004. The annual premises index is expressed as a percentage of the premises in which Aedes aegypti or A. albopictus larvae were found divided by the number of pr

Figure 1. Annual incidence dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and the premises index, Singapore, 1966–2005. DHF was made a notifiable disease in 1966, while DF became a notifiable disease in 1977. The annual incidences of DF and DHF reported in this figure were calculated from the number of reported cases each year from 1966 to 2004. The annual premises index is expressed as a percentage of the premises in which Aedes aegypti or A. albopictus larvae were found divided by the number of premises visited by environmental health officers.

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