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Dengue

What is dengue?

Dengue is a viral infection. It can be caused by four related viruses. You can get it if an infected mosquito bites you. It is common in warm, wet areas of the world. Although rare, it can be found in some parts of the United States. Outbreaks are more common during rainy seasons.

How does dengue spread?

Dengue spreads to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. It does not spread directly from person to person. However, a pregnant person can pass the infection on to the baby. In rare cases, it can spread through a blood transfusion, organ transplant, or needle stick injury.

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  1. Dengue (National Library of Medicine)  
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  2. Dengue Fever Test What is a dengue fever test? Dengue fever is a viral infection spread to people through bites from infected mosquitos . You can't catch the virus ...
  3. Dengue fever is a virus-caused disease that is spread by mosquitoes. Dengue in its mild form causes fever and a rash and lasts about a week. Severe dengue can cause shock, internal bleeding, and death. About ...
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  10. For Parents: A Safe and Effective Vaccine to Prevent Dengue Is Available (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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