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  1. Dengue | CDC

    Dengue viruses are spread to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species (Ae. aegypti or Ae. albopictus) mosquito. Dengue is common in more than 100 countries around the world. Forty percent of the world’s population, about 3 billion people, live in areas with a risk of dengue. Dengue is often a leading cause of illness in areas with ...

  2. Dengue virus - Wikipedia

    Dengue virus (DENV) is the cause of dengue fever.It is a mosquito-borne, single positive-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus. Five serotypes of the virus have been found, all of which can cause the full spectrum of disease.

  3. Dengue fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

    Feb 16, 2018 · Causes. Dengue fever is caused by any one of four types of dengue viruses spread by mosquitoes that thrive in and near human lodgings. When a mosquito bites a person infected with a dengue virus, the virus enters the mosquito.

  4. Dengue Fever: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

    Dengue fever is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infected with a dengue virus. The mosquito becomes infected when it bites a person with dengue virus in their blood. It can’t be ...

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  5. Dengue and severe dengue - World Health Organization

    Mar 02, 2020 · Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in all regions of WHO in recent years. Dengue virus is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, Ae. albopictus. These mosquitoes are also vectors of chikungunya, yellow fever and ...

  6. Dengue fever - Wikipedia

    Dengue fever virus (DENV) is an RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus.Other members of the same genus include yellow fever virus, West Nile virus, Zika virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, tick-borne encephalitis virus, Kyasanur forest disease virus, and Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus.

  7. Areas with Risk of Dengue | Dengue | CDC

    Sep 26, 2019 · Forty percent of the world’s population, approximately 3 billion people, live in areas with risk of dengue. In many countries dengue is a leading cause of illness. Dengue has emerged as a worldwide problem since the 1960s.

  8. Dengue Virus Net

    Dengue Virus Net is the web resource for anyone interested in dengue. Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that causes a severe flu-like illness (dengue fever), and sometimes a potentially lethal complication called dengue haemorrhagic fever. Global incidence of dengue has grown dramatically in rece...

  9. Dengue viruses – an overview

    Aug 30, 2013 · This review is based on the doctoral thesis ‘Characterization of dengue virus isolates from patients experiencing dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and dengue shock syndrome’, by Anne Tuiskunen 2011, published by the Karolinska Institutet, ISBN 978-91-7457-450-0.

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

    A virus causes dengue fever, and there is no specific medicine or antibiotic to treat it. For typical dengue fever, the treatment is directed toward relief of the symptoms (symptomatic treatment). Papaya leaf extract can treat dengue fever. The acute phase of the illness with fever and muscle pain lasts about one to two weeks.