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From July 31, 2022 to May 6, 2023, the Argentina Ministry of Health reported 93,694 total cases of dengue, of which 87,405 are autochthonous, or locally acquired.

Aedes aegypti mosquito feeding on a human host/CDC

Officials say 16 jurisdictions have confirmed the autochthonous circulation of dengue: all those in the Central region (Buenos Aires, CABA, Córdoba, Entre Ríos, Santa Fe); all those of the NOA region (Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán); all of the NEA region, except Misiones (Chaco, Corrientes and Formosa) and the provinces of San Luis and Mendoza in the Cuyo region.

To date, the predominant dengue strain circulating is DENV-2 in the country at 81.80% of the subtyped cases; followed by DENV-1, in 18.15%; and DENV-3, with 0.05%.

The number of dengue related fatalities remains at 56.

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