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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An outbreak of dengue fever in Yemen’s most populated governorate has prompted urgent calls from the World Health Organization (WHO) for a “humanitarian corridor” to facilitate the flow of medicines to over three million civilians ...
tasnimnews.com · 9/1/2015
An experimental vaccine against dengue fever being developed by Sanofi proved about 60 percent effective in its second large clinical trial. The results could clear the way for the introduction of the world’s first inoculation against the disease, which ...
New York Times · ByAndrew Pollack · 9/4/2014
The nation on Sunday lost ace filmmaker Yash Chopra to dengue. The epidemic has assumed worrying proportion with cases being reported from across the country. Dengue infection is caused by a virus. It occurs commonly as dengue fever. Occasionally …
Rediff India Abroad · 10/21/2012
The common dengue fever is a flu kind of illness spread by the bite of a mosquito. Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever is caused by any of the dengue family viruses. This fever is also widely known as 'break bone fever' due to the severe joint pain caused ...
BoldSky · 7/27/2013
These include everything from common conditions like pink eye to tropical diseases like dengue fever. Earlier this year, the company introduced a new search feature specifically for medical information. Whenever …
The Verge · 6 hours ago
Scientists at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research are considering resurrecting a research program that would infect healthy people with dengue fever, the potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease that has no specific drug treatment. The tests raise ...
Wall Street Journal · ByShirley S. Wang · 11/14/2014
In the autumn of 1885, people in Austin, Texas, began to feel sick. One after another, they developed a chill and then a soaring fever. They vomited and broke out in rashes. Their most distinctive symptom was agonizing pain behind their eyes and in the ...
Slate · 12/21/2012
Advertisement Cases of dengue fever usually rise during and just after the rainy season, or June through October in India, experts say. Last year, Yash Chopra, the famous Bollywood director, died in Mumbai after contracting dengue fever. According to a ...
The Wall Street Journal · 8/8/2013
Google is not just featuring run-of-the-mill health conditions. It's also including "neglected tropical diseases" such as Dengue Fever and Chikungunya which it says affect more than 1.5 billion people, including 500 million …
USA Today · 4 hours ago
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We think it's important for people to have facts on these diseases, such as Dengue Fever (already included), Chikungunya, and Leishmaniases (to be added soon). Today the feature is still only in U.S. English, but we plan to expand it to more languages and ...
Beta News · ByMark Wilson · 4 hours ago
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Dengue fever

Disease
Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. In a small prop…
Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. In a small proportion of cases, the disease develops into the life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, resulting in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets and blood plasma leakage, or into dengue shock syndrome, where dangerously low blood pressure occurs.
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