TABLE 1-2Exotic Infectious Diseases That Have Recently Been Introduced to the United States

DiseasesAutochthonous Transmission
• West Nile feverYes
• Yellow feverNo
• Mayaro feverNo
• Dengue feverYes
• ChikungunyaNo
• MonkeypoxYes
• Lassa feverNo
• MalariaYes
• LeishmaniasisYes
• Chagas diseaseYes
• CyclosporaYes
• CholeraNo

From: 1, Vector-Borne Disease Emergence and Resurgence

Cover of Vector-Borne Diseases
Vector-Borne Diseases: Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections, Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.
Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.

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