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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.
Pakistan faces widespread outbreaks of infectious diseases amid unprecedented floods

Pakistan faces widespread outbreaks of infectious diseases amid unprecedented floods

Weather factors play a key role in determining the spread of dengue and other viral diseases

Weather factors play a key role in determining the spread of dengue and other viral diseases

Molecule in mosquito saliva can be a potential new target for halting deadly diseases

Molecule in mosquito saliva can be a potential new target for halting deadly diseases

World Malaria Day 2022: How the knockdown of P. falciparum RAP01 and RAP21 proteins could lead to novel antimalarial therapeutics

World Malaria Day 2022: How the knockdown of P. falciparum RAP01 and RAP21 proteins could lead to novel antimalarial therapeutics

Sri Lanka’s healthcare system heavily affected by the current economic crisis

Sri Lanka’s healthcare system heavily affected by the current economic crisis

$1.4 million grant bolsters UC San Diego scientists' efforts to fight malaria spread

$1.4 million grant bolsters UC San Diego scientists' efforts to fight malaria spread

Certain flavonoids inhibit an enzyme involved in the formation of key hormone in yellow fever mosquito

Certain flavonoids inhibit an enzyme involved in the formation of key hormone in yellow fever mosquito

Evidence antibodies targeting HCoV-OC43 are robustly boosted in response to SARS-CoV-2 but not vaccination

Evidence antibodies targeting HCoV-OC43 are robustly boosted in response to SARS-CoV-2 but not vaccination

New precision-guided sterile insect technique designed to control disease-spreading mosquitoes

New precision-guided sterile insect technique designed to control disease-spreading mosquitoes

Researchers use gene editing to render male mosquitoes infertile and slow disease spread

Researchers use gene editing to render male mosquitoes infertile and slow disease spread

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Higher temperatures could limit the spread of dengue infection

Higher temperatures could limit the spread of dengue infection

Mapping dengue fever hot spots can predict future outbreaks of Zika and chikungunya

Mapping dengue fever hot spots can predict future outbreaks of Zika and chikungunya

Differences in monocyte subsets between severe COVID-19 and long COVID

Differences in monocyte subsets between severe COVID-19 and long COVID

Scientists develop new gene drive with a built-in genetic barrier

Scientists develop new gene drive with a built-in genetic barrier

Previous H3N2 influenza A infection may explain some cases of severe COVID-19

Previous H3N2 influenza A infection may explain some cases of severe COVID-19

Novel broad-spectrum antiviral compounds effective against Zika and SARS-CoV-2

Novel broad-spectrum antiviral compounds effective against Zika and SARS-CoV-2

Animal and insect invasions could shed light on COVID-19 transmission

Animal and insect invasions could shed light on COVID-19 transmission

High-density microarray patch could help vaccinate for dengue in a single click

High-density microarray patch could help vaccinate for dengue in a single click

Study reveals arsenal used by protozoans to make leishmaniasis more severe

Study reveals arsenal used by protozoans to make leishmaniasis more severe