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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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Tamil Nadu Backs Nilavembu Kudineer to Cure Dengue
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Inaccurate Lab Results For Dengue in Trichy
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Dengue In Children Continues To Increase in Tamilnadu
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Nearly 756 Fresh Cases of Dengue Reported in New Delhi
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Dengue Cases on the Rise in New Delhi
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