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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012

Historical Review

Daily Newspaper View of Dengue Fever Epidemic, Athens, Greece, 1927–1931

Christos LouisComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Foundation for Research and Technology–Hellas, Heraklion, Greece; and University of Crete, Heraklion

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Figure. Map of Greece and deaths in the dengue fever epidemic, 1927–1928. The numbers are from the September 22, 1928, issue of the newspaper, I Kathimerini, and are ≈30%–40% lower than the official final death total. The first numbers indicate deaths per 1,000 inhabitants of each affected city (arrows); the number after the semicolon shows the total number of fatal cases from the epidemic in the respective location.

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