DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20203419

Trend of dengue fever in COVID-19 period: observation from Kerala, India

Basil Varghese, Jayasree Anandabhavan Kumaran

Abstract


The surge of dengue fever cases occurring in the rainy season is the usual scenario as the mosquito breed in the stagnant water collection after the rain. The peak of this hyper-endemic usually occur in the months of June to September in Kerala.

Keywords


Dengue fever, Trends, Epidemic

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