Epidemic dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever as a public health, social and economic problem in the 21st century

Trends Microbiol. 2002 Feb;10(2):100-3. doi: 10.1016/s0966-842x(01)02288-0.

Abstract

Dengue fever/dengue hemorrhagic fever is now one of the most important public health problems in tropical developing countries and also has major economic and societal consequences.

MeSH terms

  • Africa / epidemiology
  • Americas / epidemiology
  • Asia, Southeastern / epidemiology
  • Dengue / epidemiology*
  • Disease Outbreaks / economics
  • Disease Outbreaks / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Public Health / statistics & numerical data
  • Severe Dengue / epidemiology
  • Social Problems / economics
  • Social Problems / prevention & control*