What's the risk?

Dengue is now in 129 countries.1 Almost half of the world’s population, about 4 billion people are now at risk of dengue.2 

Do you know your risk? Move the globe or search for a country below.

No evidence of risk

Risk varies on region

Sporadic/Uncertain
The risk varies and is unpredictable and that country-lead data is not available.

Frequent/Continuous
Either frequent outbreaks occur or transmission is ongoing.

Adapted from CDC Dengue around the World (2023)4

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Mosquito risk:3
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Aedes aegypti mosquito

Test your knowledge of dengue!

Can bites from male or female dengue-carrying mosquitoes infect humans?

Male bites
Female bites

Correct

 

Male mosquitoes feed on flower nectar and fruit juices and not blood.1 Only female mosquitoes feed on hosts such as humans, whose blood provides the protein they need to help their eggs develop.1

 

Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you suspect you have symptoms of dengue or have questions about your risk.

 

Learn more about dengue.

 

  1. The National Environment Agency. Vector Borne Diseases. Available at: https://www.nea.gov.sg/corporate-functions/resources/research/wolbachia-aedes-mosquito-suppression-strategy/male-mosquitoes-do-not-bite. Accessed January 2024.

Incorrect

 

Diseases such as dengue are not spread to humans by the bites of male Aedes mosquitoes; in fact, they don’t even bite humans.1 Only female mosquitoes feed on hosts such as humans, whose blood provides the protein they need to help their eggs develop.1

 

Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you suspect you have symptoms of dengue or have questions about your risk.

 

Learn more about dengue or try again!

 

  1. The National Environment Agency. Vector Borne Diseases. Available at: https://www.nea.gov.sg/corporate-functions/resources/research/wolbachia-aedes-mosquito-suppression-strategy/male-mosquitoes-do-not-bite. Accessed January 2024.

A closer look at dengue symptoms

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Dengue symptoms
  1. World Health Organization. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/dengue-and-severe-dengue. Accessed February 2024.

  2. Hasan S, et al. J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2016;6(1):1-6.

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