Dengue Fever Crisis in Somaliland: Overview of Reported Cases and Impacts

This brief report to the Editor provides an overview of the Dengue fever outbreak in Somaliland, focusing on the reported cases, geographical distribution, and impact on affected communities. The most affected districts, including Hargeisa, Boroma, and Gebiley
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Dengue fever remains a significant public health concern worldwide, and Somaliland is no exception. Since October 2023, a notable surge in Dengue fever cases has been observed, with 2635 reported cases documented within the region. Among these cases, 734 individuals tested positive for Dengue fever using rapid diagnostic test (RDT) kits. This brief report to the Editor provides an overview of the Dengue fever outbreak in Somaliland, focusing on the reported cases, geographical distribution, and impact on affected communities. The most affected districts, including Hargeisa, Boroma, and Gebiley, are identified as hotspots of Dengue fever transmission, highlighting the urgent need for targeted intervention strategies to control the outbreak and mitigate its consequences.

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3 months ago

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