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Through the first half of 2023, Argentina health officials have reported 126,431 cases of dengue–118,089 autochthonous, 1,398 imported and 6,944 under investigation.


Regarding the epidemic curve for the whole country, there is a sustained decrease in cases reported after the peak identified in the last week of March.

The highest number of cases was registered between weeks 8 and 23 in 2023.

The epidemiological information of dengue is based on a period of 52 weeks from SE 31 2022 to SE 30 of 2023.

18 jurisdictions have confirmed the autochthonous circulation of dengue: all those in the Central region (Buenos Aires, CABA, Córdoba, Entre Ríos, Santa Fe); all from the NOA region (Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán); all of the NEA region (Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa and Misiones), San Luis and Mendoza in the Cuyo and La Pampas in the southern region.

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Until now, the predominant circulation of DENV-2 has been registered in the country, identifying itself in the 80.19% of the subtyped cases; followed by DENV-1, in 19.77%; and DENV-3, in very low circulation, with 0.05%.

65 fatalities have been reported to date (0.05% CFR)–The highest mortality rates correspond to those over 80 years of age.