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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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Fetal Damage Assured If Zika Virus Infection Follows Dengue During Pregnancy
Women who have previously been infected with dengue virus could be at an increased risk of causing damage to their unborn baby and placenta if they la.....
Higher The Dengue Infection Antibodies, Higher The Protection Against Zika
Antibodies created during a previous dengue infection could lower that person’s risk of getting Zika virus, finds a new study. The results of this stu.....
Severity of Dengue can be Predicted Through 20 Genes
An individual's likelihood to develop a severe form of dengue fever could be comprehended by studying his/her genes. Researchers, including one of an .....
Dengue Patients Should Defer from Donating Blood for 6-12 Months
People infected with dengue will not be allowed to donate blood for six months, as per the announcement of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Depart.....
Dengue Virus Immunity may Offer Protection Against Zika Symptoms
In children, previous infection with dengue virus was found to protect them from symptomatic Zika, according to a study published in the open-access j.....


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