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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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Watch Out: Anemia can Spread Deadly Dengue Virus
Highlights:
  • Dengue virus transmission is more likely when mosquitoes feed on the blood o.....
Dengue Death Toll Ups to 68 in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, the government has confirmed dengue death tolls to 68 since January, reported the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Dengue Outbreak in Bangladesh Hits the 80,000 Mark
Nearly 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh, bringing the total number of confirmed cases of dengue since January to over 80,000.
Sri Lanka: Dengue Kills 62, Infects Over 42000
Across Sri Lanka in the first eight months of this year, sixty-two people have died and over 42,000 were infected by the dengue virus, stated health o.....
Scientists Analyze People’s Initial Immune Response to Dengue Fever
Natural killer cells were found to be active shortly after dengue virus infection, said Karolinska Institutet and Duke-NUS Medical School researchers.....


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