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dengue fever

  • n  an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
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  • Dengue outbreak strikes 1,800 in Philippine province
    Dengue fever has surged in the central Philippines, infecting more than 1,800 people and killing at least ten, a provincial official said Saturday.
    July 6, 2013 - Fox News
  • Research team improves immunization strategies for dengue fever in Thailand
    ( University of Massachusetts at Amherst ) Results have implications for designing more effective vaccine studies, says UMass Amherst biostatistician Nicholas Reich, who led the team. Dengue fever is a mosquito-transmitted viral infection that sickens 5 percent of the world's population each year and recently has begun to emerge in parts of the southeast United States. They report the first ...
    July 3, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Improving Strategies for Dengue Fever in Thailand
    Using a data set spanning 40 years of dengue fever incidence in Thailand, an international team has for the first time estimated from data that after an initial infection, a person is protected from infection with other strains for between one and three years, promising more effective vaccine studies.
    July 2, 2013 - Newswise

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