Characterization Of Temporal Trends Of Dengue Fever In Municipalities In The Brazilian Northeast Outback

Emery Ciana Figueiredo Vidal, Fernando Adami Adami, Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Antonio Germane Alves Pinto, Eglidia Carla Figueiredo Vidal, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca
2015 International Archives of Medicine  
Dengue fever is currently a major endemic health issue in the city of Brejo Santo, located in the Brazilian Northeast outback, due to the rising morbidity and mortality rates in the area. The mosquito Aedes aegypti, the main vector of dengue fever virus, is highly adapted to the domestic environment. Since 1981 Brazil has been living with epidemic outbreaks of dengue fever. Objective: To explain temporal trends of dengue fever in the municipalities of the 19 th Health Region of Brejo Santo within the years
doi:10.3823/1712 fatcat:7hp5eukefzguzb6kqsqepwla4i