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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 Cases Worldwide Could Reduce If Global Warming is Limited
Highlights:
  • More than three million cases of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean could b.....
Investigating New Antibodies To Identify Individuals at Risk of Dengue
New information obtained using an original mathematical and statistical analysis method could help identify individuals at risk of dengue infection, a.....
Identifying Dengue 'Hot Spots' can Predict Chikungunya, Zika Outbreaks
Outbreaks of chikungunya and Zika viral diseases can now be predicted by identifying dengue fever "hot spots". Dengue, chikungunya and Zika viral dise.....
Zika Virus May Follow a Cyclic Pattern Similar To Dengue
Zika virus is very likely to occur in a cyclical pattern similar to that of dengue and chikungunya in the near future. Dengue and chikungunya cases ob.....
Delhi HC Expresses Concern Over ‘Early’ Dengue Cases
Dengue and chikungunya have hit Delhi at the beginning of this year. The Delhi high court expressed concern over these occasional reports and is wonde.....


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