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Dengue Fever (Break Bone Fever, Singapore Fever, Dandy Fever, Dengue Shock Syndrome)
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Dengue Fever (Break Bone Fever, Singapore Fever, Dandy Fever, Dengue Shock Syndrome)

Dengue fever, yellow fever, zika, and chikungunya are all transmitted by the female Aedes mosquito found in tropical and sub-tropical regions (35°N and 35°S latitude). These mosquitoes transmit a virus. The CDC reports that there are 4 million cases annually. Symptoms vary widely from mild fever, runny nose, and fatigue to death. Symptoms: Symptoms usually … Continue reading

A New Yellow Fever Vaccine is in Early Trials
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A New Yellow Fever Vaccine is in Early Trials

The National Institute of Health on 27 July, 2016 announced trials for a new yellow fever vaccine. There is one currently available, but pregnant women, those over 60, infants, and the immunocompromised should not take it due to increased health risks. Yellow fever caused 84000-170000 severe cases and approximately 50000 deaths in 2013 according to … Continue reading