Two cases of dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) infection in a Japanese couple returning from Maldives in the dengue outbreak in 2018.

Two cases of dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) infection in a Japanese couple returning from Maldives in the dengue outbreak in 2018. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 30;: Authors: Mutoh Y, Moriya A, Yasui Y, Saito N, Takasaki T, Hiramatsu S, Izuchi T, Umemura T, Ichihara T Abstract Annually, more than 1.2 million travelers from other countries visit Maldives for sightseeing, business and honeymoons. In 2018, the largest dengue fever outbreak occurred and more than 3,200 people were affected. During this outbreak, we encountered a newly married Japanese couple returning from Maldives on their honeymoon in October 2018, both of which got infected by dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) during the travel. The number of imported dengue fever cases from Maldives may increase, hence, physicians should keep a sharp watch on up-to-date dengue outbreak information all over the world. PMID: 31474701 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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