Dengue in the US States and Territories
- Dengue outbreaks occasionally occur in the continental United States.
- Dengue is common in the US territories of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
- Nearly all dengue cases reported in the 48 contiguous US states were in travelers infected elsewhere.
- In the United States, local dengue outbreaks most recently occurred in Hawaii (2015), Florida pdf icon[PDF – 6 pages]external icon (2013), and Texas (2013).
- Most outbreaks in the United States have been relatively small and limited to small areas.
- Because the types of mosquitoes that spread dengue are common throughout many areas of the United States, local spread of dengue is possible.
- Maps of reported dengue cases (local spread pdf icon[PDF – 1 page] and imported cases pdf icon[PDF – 1 page]) in the United States
Page last reviewed: August 13, 2019