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Dengue / Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever / Dengue Shock Syndrome

Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever are illness caused by a viral infection that spreads through the bite of the Aedes mosquito. The main symptoms are fever, headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pain and rash. Sometimes there may be bloody diarrhea or vomiting, and bleeding from mucous membranes and the gums.

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Dengue Vaccines may Protect Children of Vaccinated Mothers
There are no specific dengue therapeutics and prevention is currently limited to vector control measures. A dengue vaccine would therefore represent a.....
Kolkata to Fight Dengue by Flying Drones
A drone will be used by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) from 2018 to fight against dengue aids in capturing "difficult images" of stagnant wat.....
Dengue More Likely to Spread in Hot Weather
Dengue virus grows and spreads in mosquitoes faster at higher temperatures, but slows when temperatures are lower or fluctuate, suggesti.....
Vaccine For Dengue To Be Introduced By 2019 in India
Highlights
  • Pharmaceutical giant Panacea Biotec has secured permissions to conduct a clinical .....
Cross-Protection From Dengue and Zika Infection
Highlights:
  • Immune cell CD8+ T may provide cross-protection from dengue and Zika.
  • Du.....


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