Dengue (image) University of North Carolina Health Care Share Print E-Mail Caption The dengue virus infects approximately 390 million people around the world every year. Credit Max Englund, UNC Health Care Usage Restrictions must be used with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.