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  1. Dengue fever outbreaks - Wikipedia

    By the late 1990s, dengue was the most important mosquito-borne disease affecting humans after malaria, with around 40 million cases of dengue fever and several hundred thousand cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever each year. Significant outbreaks of dengue fever tend to occur every five or six months.

  2. dengue - Wiktionary

    Dec 14, 2019 · dengue (usually uncountable, plural dengues) An acute febrile disease of the (sub) tropics caused by the Dengue virus , a flavivirus , transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes , and characterized by high fever , rash , headache , and severe muscle and joint pain .

  3. Dengue Virus - encyclopedia article - Citizendium

    The Dengue virus causes a more lethal condition in some who are infected and that is known as the Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DHS). The Dengue virus is currently believed to be the most common mosquito-borne disease in recent times and cause for increased international health concerns.

  4. How to Prevent Getting Dengue Fever: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

    Dec 05, 2019 · Dengue fever is a disease caused by a virus transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The disease is prevalent in the Caribbean, Central America, and South Central Asia. Symptoms of dengue include fever, severe headache, pain behind the eye (retro-orbital pain), joint and muscle pain, and rash.

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  5. Zika virus is related to West Nile virus and the the viruses that cause dengue fever, yellow fever, and Japanese encephalitis. Zika virus causes an illness that is like a mild form of dengue fever. It is treated by rest. As of 2016, there is no medication or vaccine that can prevent the Zika virus.

  6. WHO | The virus

    The virus. The dengue virus (DEN) comprises four distinct serotypes (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4) which belong to the genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae.. Distinct genotypes have been identified within each serotype, highlighting the extensive genetic variability of the dengue serotypes.

  7. Dengue Virus Information

    Dengue is caused by Dengue virus (DENV), a mosquito-borne flavivirus. DENV is an single stranded RNA positive-strand virus of the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus. This genus includes also the West Nile virus, Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus, Yellow Fever Virus, and several other viruses which ma...

  8. Dengue - Wikipedia

    Dengue wordt overgedragen door verschillende soorten steekmuggen van het geslacht Aedes, voornamelijk door de A. aegypti (denguemug). Er zijn vijf verschillende typen van het virus; infectie met één type biedt doorgaans levenslange immuniteit voor dat type, maar slechts kortdurende immuniteit voor de andere typen. Een latere infectie met een ...

  9. Denguevirus – Wikipedia

    Denguevirus är ett virus tillhörande virusfamiljen flavivirus och är ett enkelsträngat RNA-virus. Viruset orsakar sjukdomen denguefeber och spridds via myggor (Aedes aegypti och Aedes albopictus). I tropikerna. Det finns fyra olika serotyper av dengue (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 och DEN-4).

  10. Dengue Fever Symptoms, Causes, Contagious, Rash, Prevention ...

    Dengue fever is a disease caused by a family of viruses transmitted by infected mosquitoes. It is an acute illness of sudden onset that usually follows a benign course with symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe muscle and joint pain, swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and rash.