Incidencia del virus de dengue en Perú, a lo largo de la pandemia de COVID-19

Translated title of the contribution: Incidence of the virus dengue in Perú, during the pandemic of COVID-19

Henry Mejía-Zambrano, Bania Apestegui Cuba, Franz Arteaga-Livias

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Abstract

Dengue is a viral infection that causes approximately 400 million cases of dengue in the world each year. Methods: an ecological study with secondary data was carried out. Several databases were built in Microsoft Excel for each of the studied regions. Results: there was an increase in the incidence of dengue cases throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 (1,75/100 thousand inhabitants), 2021 (4.84/100 thousand inhabitants) and 2022 (3,35/100 thousand inhabitants). Conclusion: the number of cases due to dengue infection increased in endemic regions and at the national level throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Translated title of the contributionIncidence of the virus dengue in Perú, during the pandemic of COVID-19
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)23-26
Number of pages4
JournalGaceta Medica Boliviana
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 19 Jun 2023

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