dengue


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  • noun

Synonyms for dengue

an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

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Current leading dengue vaccine candidates in clinical trails offer only partial protection and long immunization periods.
Presiding over a meeting regarding anti-dengue campaign here, DCO Zahid Saleem Gondal that the ratio of dengue larvae was gradually decreasing due to proper surveillance of more than 7000 houses and public places on daily basis.
While presiding over a special meeting on dengue at his office, Chauhan directed the officers to pay special attention to Multan and Rawalpindi as most of dengue cases were being reported there.
He said the strategy evolved for controlling dengue should be implemented in letter and spirit and regular monitoring anti-dengue measures should be ensured.
According to the hospital authorities, the youth had tested positive in the ELISA test and died due to dengue shock syndrome.
A new class of antibodies that can neutralize all four types of dengue virus produced from mosquito or human cells has now been discovered, as per reports in the journal Nature Immunology.
The study by researchers at Duke Medicine and Duke-National University of Singapore (Duke-NUS) also found that a protein produced by the mast cells may predict which people infected with dengue virus will develop life-threatening complications.
A comeback in Latin America and the Caribbean of dengue fever, a disease once thought to have been nearly eliminated, has prompted health officials to warn travelers to those areas to take some simple precautions to reduce the risks of contracting the disease.
The Company believes that a broad-spectrum nanoviricide that is highly effective against all four dengue serotypes is now feasible, based on the current data.
He said that dengue could only be eliminated with coordinated and combined efforts as dengue was our common enemy, therefore every individual and government departments should discharge their responsibilities for the eliminating dengue with devotion and diligence.
Dengue kits will contain mospel lotion, aquapura tablets to purify stored drinking water and awareness literature pertaining to preventive measures.
An official of the Health Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the condition to be not mention his name said that from August to October, 2015 from Haripur, 18 cases of dengue were reported, 389 were reported from Abbotabad, 436 cases were reported Mansehra, Upper-Dir 12 cases, 255 cases of dengue were reported from Malakand while according to the report of Hayatabad Medical Complex around 20 dengue cases were reported as still five patients of dengue were admitted in hospitals.
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DENGUE is back and is spreading its wings in the Capital.
Washington, September 12 ( ANI ): The Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI) welcomed new clinical trial results that reveal progress in developing the first-ever dengue vaccine on Tuesday.