Alerts in Mexico
During the year 2022, a significant increase in the number of dengue cases and deaths was observed in the Americas region compared to previous years. This behavior has continued in the first weeks of 2023 and, in some countries, it has become even more pronounced, resulting in an overload in health services.
Anguilla, Antigua y Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, El Salvador, Granada, Guadalupe, Guatemala, Haití, Honduras, Islas Bermudas, Islas Caimán, Islas Vírgenes (UK), Islas Vírgenes (US), Jamaica, Martinica, México, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, República Dominicana, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Vicente y las Granadines, Trinidad y Tobago, Turks y Caicos
4,996 people were identified as probable cases. Of these, 3,007 are confirmed, 358 under study, and 1,631 ruled out by laboratory tests.
Some travelers who have spent time in Mexico have been infected with multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella Newport. MDR Salmonella has developed the ability to defeat drugs designed to kill them. Infections with MDR Salmonella can be difficult to treat. Clinicians should follow CDC’s treatment guidance. Many travelers with MDR Salmonella Newport infections reported eating beef, cheese (including queso fresco and Oaxaca), beef jerky, or dried beef (carne seca) before they got sick.