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‘I could see the panic in her eyes,’ says James. He had contracted dengue fever, a disease spread by infected mosquitoes. While it usually produces only flu-like symptoms, James went on to develop a severe form, which causes internal bleeding and can ...
Daily Mail · 5/6/2013
Members of psychedelic Cambodian surf rock band Dengue Fever, Senon Williams (left), Ethan Holtzman, Zack Holtzman, Chham Nimol, Paul Smith and David Ralicke. Members of psychedelic Cambodian surf rock band Dengue Fever: top row: David …
San Francisco Gate · 2/4/2015
Dengue fever, a viral infection, which causes severe bone ache, flu-like symptoms and in rare cases can be fatal, spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This type of mosquito proliferates in urban habitats in water collected in man-made ...
The Wall Street Journal · 8/8/2013
(NaturalNews) A locally induced outbreak of dengue fever, the first since 1945, has occurred in Tokyo during the summer of 2014. It is a viral infection spread by specific mosquitoes: Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) and Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger ...
Natural News · ByPf Louis · 9/7/2014
NEW DELHI — New Delhi is a safe city for the female Aedes aegypti mosquito. For the male, too, but it is the female that bites and transmits the dengue fever that is now common in most Indian cities, especially New Delhi. The deadly insect may be best ...
New York Times · ByManu Joseph · 9/25/2013
SÃO PAULO, Brazil—Inhabitants of this megacity, suffering through the worst drought in decades, have unwittingly contributed to an outbreak of dengue fever by storing scarce water in open containers. The tropical mosquito-borne virus, which often ...
Wall Street Journal · ByLoretta Chao andLoretta.chao · 3/4/2015
For six months, taps ran dry 12 hours a day in Gregori Pizzanelli Leccese’s Sao Paulo neighborhood. Many residents stored water just to get by. It’s no wonder the mosquito population exploded — and so did dengue fever, he said. “I’ve seen a major ...
Bloomberg · 4/22/2015
Viruses transmitted by mosquitoes cause dengue fever. Dengue is common in tropical and subtropical regions. When a mosquito bites a person infected with the virus, the virus enters the mosquito. When this mosquito carrying the virus bites a healthy …
News Max · 2/10/2014
It doesn’t have its celebrity fundraisers, unlike AIDS. It hasn’t made the headlines in the way that bird flu or SARS have. It isn’t feared in the way that polio or TB are, and yet dengue fever can kill and is spreading around the world to an ...
Time World · 11/20/2013
It’s not just a question for science nerds; in Sri Lanka, health officials believe answering ... In a small number of cases, the disease turns into the life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, characterised by bleeding, low levels of blood platelets ...
Inter Press Service · 7/2/2014

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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