ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Trend in Dengue Incidence in Rajkot

Gujarat has been a dengue- burdened state with a high incidence of dengue recorded from 2010 to 2017 with major outbreaks recorded since 2013. Rajkot has shown an increasing trend in dengue cases in 2013, registering a 103% increase from 2012. The pattern of increasing cases can be attributed to water scarcity and storage practices in the slum areas. The spread of dengue is mapped, its causal factors interrogated, and actions for dengue prevention and management in Rajkot are recommended.
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