dengue fever

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Synonyms for dengue fever

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

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Last year, two persons had died due to dengue fever and this year, "we have prepared well before time to tackle the danger of the disease, the coordinator said.
Six people had been died due to dengue fever in Karachi this year so far.
The Mayo Clinic says 'dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world.
Medical Superintendent (MS) District headquarter Hospital (DHQ) told that 24 dengue fever patients admitted in the hospital were discharged after recovery.
Do you know that dengue fever is contracted from the bite of an infected/striped day-biting Aedes aegypt and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes that have previously bitten an infected person.
He noted the five Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province admit more than 4,000 patients per day, 700 of whom had dengue fever.
Later Friday, Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai said he was highly concerned about a further spread of dengue fever in Kaohsiung and that the central government in Taipei has set up a task force to help contain it.
Results: The study showed that dengue fever could result in a variety of ocular complications.
Dengue fever is a disease caused by the dengue virus that is transmitted by female mosquitoes.
Dengue fever is a break bone fever, which appears with symptoms of headaches, high temperature, muscular/bone pains and decrease of platelets (Gubler, 2010).
Dengue fever is spreading in the city fast and the main reason for it is the construction work under way in many parts of the city where dug up holes are filled with water.
The objective of the study was to determine the frequency, time and place distribution of the dengue fever epidemic in District Swat.
Summary: The Dubai Health Authority's Preventive Service Centre on Sunday issued a circular asking all public and private health services to enhance surveillance of dengue fever.
The prevalence of dengue fever (DF) has risen noticeably around the world in recent years.
TOKYO, Nov 11 (KUNA) -- Taiwan's health authorities confirmed on Wednesday another nine deaths from hemorrhagic dengue fever, bringing the total number of fatalities to 150 since the start of May, the Taipei-based Central News Agency reported.