Dengue: La Réunion does not rule out the risk of an epidemic

As announced by the Regional Agency for the Health of the Indian Ocean (ARS Indian Ocean), the circulation of the dengue virus has intensified in La Réunion. 36 new cases were reported in two weeks, bringing to 61 the total number of dengue cases reported since 1 January 2018. The risk of an outbreak is now considered high. Weather conditions remain particularly favorable to the development of mosquito vectors, the ARS Indian Ocean warns against this proliferation and asks the population to take the necessary measures. Mauritius is warned.

 

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