Dengue fever

Dengue Fever (also known as break bone fever) is a severe, flu-like viral illness that affects infants, young children and adults, but rarely causes death. It is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and is common throughout the tropics and subtropics.

Dengue fever in Ireland, 2016

18 The number of dengue fever notifications in 2016
0.4 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2016

Last updated: 31 August 2018