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Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection that is common in tropical and subtropical areas of the world.

The virus is spread by infected mosquitoes, which bite humans.

Dengue Fever is a serious illness that can cause death.

There are four different types of Dengue Fever virus.

  • Dengue Fever type 1 is the most common in Africa.
  • Dengue Fever type 2 is also common in Africa.
  • Dengue Fever types 3 and 4 are rare in Africa.

Symptoms of Dengue Fever include:

  • high fever
  • headache
  • muscle pain
  • oint pain
  • rash

There is no specific treatment for Dengue Fever. Treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms and supporting the body.

Dengue Fever can be prevented by avoiding mosquito bites. Mosquitoes that spread Dengue Fever bite during the day. Dengue Fever can be prevented by using insect repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and staying in air-conditioned rooms.

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