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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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Modified Mosquitoes Wipe Out Deadly Dengue in Australian City
Modified mosquitoes successfully eliminated the deadly dengue fever in a city in Australia for the last four years.

The experiment began in.....
Nearly 550 Dengue Cases Reported in Himachal Pradesh, India
Nearly 550 dengue cases have been reported in Himachal Pradesh, India and especially in Bilaspur, which is Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda's hometown.....
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A new tool that predicts chances of dengue outbreaks by predicting droughts and extreme rainfall has been developed by a research team at the Barcelon.....
Dengue Cases to Rise in Bangladesh: 8 Dead
In Bangladesh, nearly 1,000 cases of dengue have been reported this year and about eight people died in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

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Bacteria-carrying Mosquitoes Released to Curb Dengue
Hot spots for dengue fever have been discovered in Fiji where World Mosquito Programme (WMP) officials release the Wolbachia mosquitoes to curb the sp.....


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