2010 SC Dengue Fever Virus Cases
Updated Monday, February 14, 2011
Dengue fever is the most common cause of fever in travelers returning from the Caribbean, Central America, and South Central Asia. Dengue infections are commonly reported from most tropical countries of the South Pacific, Asia, the Caribbean, the Americas, and Africa. This disease is caused by four similar viruses (DENV-1, -2, -3, and -4) and is spread through the bites of infected mosquitoes. For information on current outbreaks, consult CDC’s Travelers’ Health website (http://www.cdc.gov/travel).
2010 SC Dengue Cases by City/Town
|County||City/Town||Number of Positives|
|Aiken||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Anderson||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Charleston||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Greenville||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Greenwood||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Kershaw||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Lexington||Not disclosed||2 humans|
|Marlboro||Not disclosed||1 human|
|Richland||Not disclosed||4 humans|
* All dengue fever human cases reported here occurred in travelers to
countries/territories outside of the 50 states.