Dengue map shows burden is larger than expected

The team estimated there are 390 million dengue infections worldwide per year, more than triple the most recent estimates from the World Health Organization.

“We found that climate and population spread were important factors for predicting the current risk of dengue around the world,” researcher Professor Simon Hay said.

“We anticipate that there could be dramatic shifts in the distribution of the disease in future.”

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