Dengue fever and infections transmitted by insects appear as a public health problem in regions of the United States
Despite the threat of introduction of new dengue in the continental U.S., and the risk of introduction of new vector-borne diseases, Obama’s 2011 tax budget reduced to zero funding program to support the carrier infectious diseases in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the only national program that focuses on the detection and control of outbreaks of vector-borne diseases including dengue, plague, and viral infections.Developing new products Amadi activated clay was only possible thanks to the support of EUREKA, which has helped to identify and collect the partner organizations with the skills and facilities. Collaboration between partner agencies was excellent. The impact of the project is that it allowed the development of a range of efficient products to replace antibiotics whose use was widespread threat of microbial resistance on the rise.
Considering dengue as an example, in early 1980, dengue has reappeared as a generalized infection of the tropical Central America and the Caribbean, popular in Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Tens of thousands of cases of dengue fever and several thousand cases of DHF occur each year in Central America and the Caribbean. The scope of the disease is not confined to these regions, however. In 2005, dengue has emerged in Brownsville, Texas and in 2009 the disease returned to the Florida Keys, after a break of 75 years. These recent outbreaks of dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic suggest that the disease could spread and become a threat to health in major cities of the Gulf Coast as the Corpus Christi, Houston, New Orleans, Biloxi, Mobile, Pensacola and Tampa, and areas less populated
The World Health Organization estimates that 2.5 billion people , the risk of contracting dengue fever, and that there can be up to 50 million cases of dengue fever each year. There is currently no approved vaccine to protect humans against dengue fever, and the most effective measures of protection are the ones to avoid mosquito bites .
In case of infection, Early recognition and prompt treatment can help reduce the risk of developing complications of serious diseases.