The first major outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Delhi, India.

@article{Dar1999TheFM,
  title={The first major outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Delhi, India.},
  author={Lalit Dar and Shobha Broor and Satarupa Sengupta and Immaculata Xess and Pradeep Seth},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={1999},
  volume={5},
  pages={589 - 590}
}
India An outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome (DHS/DSS) occurred in 1996 in India in and near Delhi. The cause was confirmed as dengue virus type 2, by virus cultivation and indirect immunofluorescence with type-specific monoclonal antibodies. This is the largest such outbreak reported from India, indicating a serious resurgence of dengue virus infection.