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.
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begin three to fourteen days after infection. These may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash.
The 2017 dengue vaccine controversy in the Philippines involved a vaccination program run by the Philippines Department of Health. It vaccinated schoolchildren with Sanofi Pasteur's CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia) dengue vaccine. Some of the children who received the vaccine had never been infected by the dengue virus before.
In end of December 2018, a Man who had no recent travel history (Source of Oman's Dengue Outbreak) has tested positive for Dengue Fever. It is thought the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which had been reportedly seen in some parts of Muscat is the cause of the Outbreak of Dengue Fever in Parts of Oman.
The Dengvaxia controversy, Dengvaxia issue, or Dengvaxia mess is an ongoing controversy about the use of anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the Philippines. In late November 2017, the Department of Health (DOH) suspended a school-based vaccination program utilizing French drug-based vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur's Dengvaxia vaccine (Tagalog pronunciation: [dɛŋˈvakʃa]) because reports ...
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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 risk. Areas with risk of dengue. Dengue outbreaks are occurring in many countries of the world.
Dengue is caused by a virus of the Flaviviridae family and there are four distinct, but closely related, serotypes of the virus that cause dengue (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4). Recovery from infection is believed to provide lifelong immunity against that serotype.
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May 27, 2020 · Aug. 2, 2018 — A mother's prior dengue immunity protects her unborn baby from devastating brain effects associated with Zika virus infection, a new study suggests. These findings could guide ...