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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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Can Key West meet challenge of dengue epidemic?

The citizens of Key West must demand action now to prevent a future outbreak of dengue. In 2009 there were 22 dengue cases in Key West, and in 2010 Key West had 66 cases due to dengue virus serotype 1 (DENV-1) transmitted by Key West's Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Florida's Department of Health found that approximately 1,000 Key...

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