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Dengue in the Cayman Islands

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There is a pretty good blog that tracks dengue activity in the carribean, over at WoodShedEnvironment. They are looking at the effects of environment and links between increased Dengue activity in the Carribean. Good Stuff!

ProMed is giving a lot of attention to Dengue and the new cases in the Carribean, lately.

However, the comments seem to indicate the cases in the Caymans are acquired in Jamaica or Nicaragua, both areas with known Dengue fever. Perhaps the virus hasn;t made it to the Caymans, yet. The Aedes mosquito is there, to carry the virus. Hopefully, the cases in the Caymans were acquired elsewhere, meaning the island is still safe. We’ll see…

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