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    • Increase in dengue fever imported from Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa to France. 

      Ruche, Guy La; Renaudat, Charlotte; Tarantola, Arnaud; Caro, Valérie; Ledrans, Martine; Dejour-Salamanca, Dominique; Diancourt, Laure; Tolou, Hugues; Grandadam, Marc; Gastellu-Etchegorry, Marc (‎2010-12)‎
      Dengue is usually not considered a significant health problem in Africa because severe forms of dengue illness are rarely reported. In the absence of local surveillance data, the investigation of dengue cases imported to France contributed to document the circulation of dengue virus in this area. From 1 July 2006 to 31 December 2008, a total of 148 dengue cases imported to metropolitan France were reported through the mandatory notification system. Arthralgia and signs of severity (‎haemorrhage, thrombocytopenia)‎ were less frequent in patients ...