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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.
Scientists may soon be able to prevent disease-spreading mosquitoes from maturing

Scientists may soon be able to prevent disease-spreading mosquitoes from maturing

CD4 T cells are not to be blamed for pushing dengue fever from bad to worse

CD4 T cells are not to be blamed for pushing dengue fever from bad to worse

Study reports way to predict dengue transmission globally

Study reports way to predict dengue transmission globally

New compound may enhance dengue vaccine efficacy by simulating amino acid deficiency

New compound may enhance dengue vaccine efficacy by simulating amino acid deficiency

New highly sensitive test for dengue virus developed using DNA star

New highly sensitive test for dengue virus developed using DNA star

Sterilizing mosquitoes may be the answer to curb Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, WHO reports

Sterilizing mosquitoes may be the answer to curb Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, WHO reports

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Dengue vaccine from Takeda shows promise

Dengue vaccine from Takeda shows promise

Study: Socioeconomics influences mosquito-borne disease risk in Baltimore

Study: Socioeconomics influences mosquito-borne disease risk in Baltimore

Mutations in specific protein make dengue virus resistant to vaccines and therapeutics

Mutations in specific protein make dengue virus resistant to vaccines and therapeutics

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue

Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue

Dengue fever is endemic in places where iron deficiency is more common

Dengue fever is endemic in places where iron deficiency is more common

Researchers analyze people’s initial immune response to dengue fever

Researchers analyze people’s initial immune response to dengue fever

Promising new strategy to treat severe dengue disease on the horizon

Promising new strategy to treat severe dengue disease on the horizon

Public health officials unprepared for magnitude of heat waves and climate-related diseases

Public health officials unprepared for magnitude of heat waves and climate-related diseases

Thymol antimicrobial in corn starch can help fight mosquito-borne diseases

Thymol antimicrobial in corn starch can help fight mosquito-borne diseases

Mosquitoes change their hunting routines in response to host cues

Mosquitoes change their hunting routines in response to host cues

‘Disease and bacteria know no borders’: Global health leaders must do more to prevent the spread of infectious disease

‘Disease and bacteria know no borders’: Global health leaders must do more to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Researchers find mechanism behind susceptibility to viral infections

Researchers find mechanism behind susceptibility to viral infections