Dengue type 1 epidemic with haemorrhagic manifestations in Fiji, 1989-90.

@article{Fagbami1995DengueT1,
  title={Dengue type 1 epidemic with haemorrhagic manifestations in Fiji, 1989-90.},
  author={Ademola Hezekiah Fagbami and J U Mataika and Melissa Shrestha and Duane J. Gubler},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1995},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={291-7}
}
A dengue type 1 epidemic occurred in Fiji between July 1989 and July 1990. Virus isolation in C6/36 cell cultures and Toxorhynchites mosquitos yielded 36 strains. Of the 3686 cases recorded by the Ministry of Health, 60% involved indigenous Fijians and 37%, Indians. A house-to-house survey revealed that a large majority of patients had classical dengue symptoms and 8% reported haemorrhagic manifestations. Among the children and adults hospitalized for dengue, 43% had haemorrhagic manifestations… CONTINUE READING

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