Dengue during the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 28, Issue 8, December 2021
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Editorial
Dengue during the COVID-19 pandemic
Annelies Wilder-Smith, MD
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 28, Issue 8, December 2021, taab183, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taab183
Despite coronavirus disease 2019-related disruptions in controlling dengue, efforts need to be maintained to prevent vector-borne diseases during this pandemic. Although travel restrictions brought a global halt to mobility and therefore also a substantial decline of imported and travel-associated dengue, dengue will become dominant again in travel medicine as soon as international travel resumes.