The outbreak of dengue fever in Madeira has evolved rapidly since its onset on 3 October 2012. The Portuguese Ministry of Public Health has reported 1,148 cases of dengue infection, 517 of which have been laboratory confirmed. During the outbreak, 57 people have been hospitalised for observation but there have been no deaths or severe cases of dengue fever. http://goo.gl/WXvi6
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