HEALTH: End of the dengue epidemic in Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin


The Prefecture and the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy, officially announce the end of the Dengue epidemic in the Northern Islands.

The data regularly collected by Santé Publique France clearly indicates that the epidemic peak is behind us and that the number of cases has been decreasing significantly for several weeks to stabilize below 10 cases per week on April 11, 2024 with no hospitalizations for both. he is.

However, it is essential to maintain constant vigilance, because mosquitoes remain numerous on our islands. With epidemics still active in the Caribbean, there is a residual risk of a resurgence of Dengue.

The Prefecture and the ARS therefore call on everyone to be attentive to stagnant water, particularly near their homes, and to continue to take the recommended measures to avoid any resurgence of cases in our regions.

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