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Review Article

Epidemiological Scenario of Dengue in Brazil

Table 2

Dengue activity in Brazil between 1845 and 2010.

Year (s)Activity reportedDengue serotypeLocationReference

18451st dengue epidemic was reportedUnknownRio de Janeiro[46]

19811st dengue epidemic in Brazil after Ae. aegypti reinfestationDENV-1
Roraima[46, 50]

1986-1987EpidemicDENV-1Rio de Janeiro[6, 48, 49, 51]

1990First identification of DENV-2DENV-2Rio de Janeiro[26, 48, 49, 54]

1990–2000DENV spread intensified contributing to several outbreaksDENV-1
Southeast and northeast region[47, 55, 56]

20001st appearance of DENV-3 in BrazilDENV-3Rio de Janeiro[4851, 53]

2002One of the largest dengue outbreaks in Brazil since the virus emergenceDENV-3Rio de Janeiro[4851]

2000–2007Brazil reported >60% of the cases registered in the worldDENV-1
All Brazilian states[47, 54, 55]

2007-2008Intense outbreak with high number of severe cases and fatalitiesDENV-2Rio de Janeiro[6, 55]

2009Large outbreakDENV-2Espírito Santo[56]

2010Several outbreaks DENV-1
21 Brazilian states[26]

2010Reemergence of DENV-4DENV-4Roraima, Amazonas, Amapá, Pará, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro[57, 58, 65, 68]

The paper text contains more detailed information about the outbreaks and other epidemics description as well.

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