Human Diseases

Dengue

January 22, 2016

Dengue is a mosquito-borne seasonal viral infection caused by any of four closely related viruses (DENV 1-4). The virus is transmitted by a bite of female mosquito of any of two species of mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The mosquito, which typically bites humans in the daylight...

Key Facts About Dengue

December 29, 2015

Aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary vector of Dengue. It lives in urban habitats and breeds mostly on man-made containers. Infected humans are the main carriers and multipliers of the virus, serving as a source for uninfected mosquitoes. Dengue should be suspected when high fever is accompanied...

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