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SAN DIEGO, Nov.
Text of report by Fiji Daily Post website on 6 September [by Sanjay Goundar] Ten very severe dengue fever cases were reported at second largest hospital in the country and medical authorities appear baffled with the situation. General manager community health services in the west [i.e.
A patient with dengue virus was receiving treatment at an Islamabad, Pakistan, hospital, officials have confirmed.
By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While diarrhea, fever and skin diseases still predominate among symptoms experienced by travelers to developing countries, the cause varies according to region visited, data from a large collaborative database show.
Some virusesâ€™ ability to exploit the human bodyâ€™s own defenses to increase their replication may be both a blessing and curse, according to the findings of a study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Seven people have died of dengue fever in Singapore this year and the number of new cases in the city-state hit a new high last week despite government efforts to clear out mosquito breeding grounds.
A new study of the disease burden of dengue fever in Malaysia strengthens the case for development of a vaccine against the mosquito-borne illness.
Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), caused by the dengue virus, is among the spectrum of acute febrile tropical disease and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Occurring mainly in the tropics it can be life threatening and is caused by four closely related virus stereotypes of the genus Flavivirus. It was identified and named in 1779. It has a nickname of "breakbone fever" due to it causing sever generalized bodyache. It tends to be more prevalent in the urban districts of its range...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.