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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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Around 488 Dengue Cases Reported in a Week, 169 from Delhi
In the past one week, around 488 cases of dengue, 77 cases of malaria and 68 cases of chikungunya were reported in the National C.....
Mosquitoes Causing Dengue and Yellow Fever are Easily Identified With a New Analyzer
Highlights:
  • Researchers have developed a new, rapid, cost-effective and easy-to-use diagnostic tool.....
Dengue Mosquito Finds Way to Towns from Jungles: Himachal Health Minister
Vipin Parmar, Himachal Pradesh Health Minister, assumes that the dengue mosquitoes are spreading to the town from the jungles.

The minister.....
Diarrhea, Dengue Outbreak in Kerala After Floods: Health Ministry
Cases of leptospirosis, acute diarrhea, and dengue are rising in flood-hit Kerala, and the Centre is strictly monitoring the condition, reports the Mi.....
Dengue Kills 41 People in Sri Lanka
Dengue has killed about 41 people and over 36,000 have been infected by dengue across Sri Lanka, report health authorities.

So far in Augus.....


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