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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

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Dengue Virus Infection in Africa

Ananda AmarasingheComments to Author , Joel N. Kuritsky, G. William Letson, and Harold S. Margolis
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea (A. Amarasinghe, J.N. Kuritsky, G.W. Letson); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (H.S. Margolis)

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Dengue and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Africa. Brown indicates 34 countries in which dengue has been reported, including dengue reported only in travelers, and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. Light brown indicates 13 countries (Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Botswana) in which dengue has not been reported but that have Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. White indicates 5 countries (Western Sah

Figure. Dengue and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Africa. Brown indicates 34 countries in which dengue has been reported, including dengue reported only in travelers, and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. Light brown indicates 13 countries (Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Botswana) in which dengue has not been reported but that have Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. White indicates 5 countries (Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya) for which data for dengue and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes are not available.

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