Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012
Dengue and US Military Operations from Spanish–American War through Today
|Location||Dates||Attack rate, %||No. cases||Maximum no. cases/1,000/y||Reference|
|North Territory and Queensland, Australia||1942 Mar–May||80||ND||ND||(13)|
|Rockhampton/Brisbane, Australia||1943 Jan–Mar||ND||463||ND||(14)|
|Espiritu Santo, archipelago of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu)||1943 Feb–Aug||25||≈5,000||1,713||(15)|
|New Caledonia||1943 Jan–Aug||ND||ND||645||(13)|
|New Guinea||1944 Jan–Dec||ND||24,079||198||(13)|
|Saipan, Mariana Islands||1944 Jul–Sep||ND||~20,000||3,560||(13,16)|
|Okinawa, Japan||1945 Apr–Aug||ND||≈865||275||(18)|
|Hankow, China||1945 Sep||83||40||ND||(13)|
*ND, no data.
†Reported to have reached 68 cases/1,000 service members/year in the Sixth Army.
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