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Dengue fever

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How to Prevent Dengue in Children? | Dr. Vijay Shankar Sharma ( Hindi )

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Dengue Fever

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Dr. Pritish Tosh - Zika virus infections

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Plasma Leakage

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The Rise of Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begin three to fourteen days after infection. This may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash. Recovery generally takes two to seven days. In a small proportion of cases, the disease develops into the life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, resulting in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets and blood plasma leakage, or into dengue shock syndrome, where dangerously low blood pressure occurs.