Resources for the Media
On this page you will find materials that were presented during a dengue course for journalists held at the Puerto Rico Department of Health in collaboration with the CDC Dengue Branch. You will also find other reference materials and links related to dengue. Though some of this content included in these materials is specific to Puerto Rico, most of the content offered on this site is applicable to any audience. Please feel free to use these materials to aid your reporting and share this webpage with your colleagues or other journalists who cover dengue-related stories.
Fact Sheets and Posters
- Fact sheet: Controlling Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus: Information for vector control professionals Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages]
- Surveillance and Control of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the United States
Salud BoricuaExternal – A community health project for Puerto Rico. People who register in this website can report disease symptoms, see where other people are getting sick, and find related health information about dengue, influenza, and leptospirosis.
Dengue Surveillance Weekly ReportExternal – The Dengue Surveillance Weekly Report provides current information about suspected and confirmed dengue cases in Puerto Rico every week.
Puerto Rico Department of HealthExternal –The official site of the Government of Puerto Rico, Department of Health.
Health Map/DengueExternal – A CDC Health Map collaboration that collects recent reports of local and regional dengue or imported cases of dengue from official, newspaper, and other media sources.
Public Health Image Library (PHIL) – The Public Health Image Library (PHIL) offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC’s pictures. The content is organized into categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.