Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles.
In 2013, an outbreak of locally-acquired dengue fever occurred in Martin County. Here is the summary: Martin County Dengue Outbreak 2013.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dengue Brochure: English Spanish
How to prevent the spread of the mosquito that causes dengue (English and Spanish)
Information for Physicians and Healthcare Providers: