• infection
  • You also should call a doctor if you develop symptoms of the infection after going to a region that has dengue fever. (kidshealth.org)
  • Dengue is a viral infection caused by four types of viruses (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, DENV-4) belonging to the Flaviviridae family. (iamat.org)
  • In some cases, Dengue infection is asymptomatic - persons do not exhibit symptoms. (iamat.org)
  • Other than that, the NS1 rapid antigen test is the only way a dengue infection can be diagnosed in its earliest phase. (telegraphindia.com)
  • Antigens indicating a dengue infection circulate in the bloodstream within a day or two of the patient being bitten by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. (telegraphindia.com)
  • Amitabha Nandy, director of the Centre for Studies on Infection and Immunity in Calcutta, cited medical evidence to make out a case for a balanced approach to dengue diagnosis. (telegraphindia.com)
  • The WHO estimates that 50 and 100 million dengue infection s occur worldwide every year, but acknowledges that this is likely a conservative figure. (healthmap.org)
  • There are still no vaccines (though various trials are in process) that effectively prevent infection with dengue virus serotypes, but early recognition of infection and prompt treatment can significantly lower the risk of developing severe disease and complications. (healthmap.org)
  • Then, beginning in the 1980s, dengue fever re-emerged as a widespread tropical infection throughout Central America and the Caribbean, especially in Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. (go.com)
  • DHF is a very dangerous form of dengue infection. (go.com)
  • DHF is caused by infection with the same viruses that cause dengue fever. (go.com)
  • Dengue fever is not common in the United States, but travelers to areas of dengue epidemics can be at a high risk of infection. (healthline.com)
  • CDC keeps an up-to-date health map to show areas that have recent reports of dengue infection. (healthline.com)
  • SOUNDBITE: Dr. Nicholas Jackson, Head of Dengue Research and Development, Sanofi Pasteur, saying (English): "In addition to reducing just over half of all disease, we've also shown that we can reduce disease by 88 percent in the severe form, and this is critically important when you think about the gravity of a severe infection. (reuters.com)
  • Dengue is a viral infection that is caused by one of four dengue viruses (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4). (nsw.gov.au)
  • People with dengue fever usually develop long-lasting immunity to that particular type of dengue virus but are still susceptible to infection with other types of dengue virus. (nsw.gov.au)
  • In 2017 the manufacturer recommended that the vaccine only be used in people who have previously had a dengue infection, as outcomes may be worsened in those who have not been previously infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2017 the manufacturer recommended that the vaccine only be used in people who have previously had a dengue infection as otherwise there was evidence it may worsen subsequent infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • An analysis of both the Latin American and Asian studies at the 3rd year of follow-up showed that the efficacy of the vaccine was 65.6% in preventing hospitalization in children older than 9 years of age, but considerably greater (81.9%) for children who were seropositive (indicating previous dengue infection) at baseline. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 10 September, National Environment Agency started collecting blood samples from residents of Sims Avenue, a dengue hotspot, to help track the infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • The samples were to be analysed for antibodies against dengue infection in the last 2 months. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CDC of Taiwan's most recent press release, dated 23 December 2015, gives demographics and statistics about the deceased: "Among the 209 deaths found to be associated with dengue infection, 106 are men and 98 are women. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Philippine Department of Health (DOH), on December 1, 2017, temporarily suspends a school-based dengue vaccination program after French drug based-Dengvaxia vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur made a statement, two days prior, that its product poses higher risks to people without prior dengue infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 4, pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur made concerns that Filipinos, mostly schoolchildren, found to be potentially harmful for those who have not had previous dengue infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told the media that 10 percent of the 733,000 schoolchildren were at risk of dengue infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • outbreaks
  • The mosquito is an urban one, and dengue outbreaks in poor "third world" urban slums can be particularly deadly for young children. (everything2.com)
  • In fact, in the last five years, there have been dengue outbreaks in both Florida and Texas, according to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (go.com)
  • DON WISEMAN: Well the government is clearly really concerned and concerned about this serotype 2 strain, that it's going to have a more substantial impact than the dengue outbreaks in most recent years. (radionz.co.nz)
  • Significant outbreaks of dengue fever tend to occur every five or six months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus over time there remain large numbers of susceptible people in affected populations despite previous outbreaks due to the four different serotypes of dengue virus and the presence of unexposed individuals from childbirth or immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • serotypes
  • The development of vaccine for dengue fever began as early as 1929, but has been hindered first by incomplete knowledge of the disease pathogenesis, and later by the need to simultaneously create a stable immunity against all four dengue serotypes. (wikipedia.org)
  • CYD-TDV, sold under the brand name Dengvaxia and made by Sanofi Pasteur , is a live attenuated tetravalent chimeric vaccine made using recombinant DNA technology by replacing the PrM (pre-membrane) and E (envelope) structural genes of the yellow fever attenuated 17D strain vaccine with those from four of the five dengue serotypes. (wikipedia.org)
  • suspected dengue cases
  • Right now, CDC officials are keeping a close eye on Puerto Rico, where suspected dengue cases are being recorded at a level unseen since a major epidemic in 1998. (go.com)
  • Accessed 9 October 2006 Chandigarh reports 159 suspected dengue cases, Daily India, Accessed 9 October 2006 "Nationwide data on outbreak, The Hindu. (wikipedia.org)
  • virus
  • There are several distinct but related virus es that cause dengue, and recovery from one gives a lifelong immunity to that strain, but not the others. (everything2.com)
  • The infected mosquito will then carry the dengue virus and pass it onto a healthy person when it bites him/her and causing them to fall sick. (slideshare.net)
  • Dengue fever is caused by a virus that is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. (bphc.org)
  • There are 4 different types of dengue fever virus. (bphc.org)
  • A person is only protected against the type of dengue fever virus they have been infected with and will not gain protection from the other types of dengue fever virus. (bphc.org)
  • If you are infected with the same Dengue virus serotype you become immune to future infections. (iamat.org)
  • Virologists say a combination test that looks simultaneously for direct evidence of the dengue virus as well as antibodies against it is far superior to exclusive antibody tests favoured by the public health authorities. (telegraphindia.com)
  • Most cases of the dengue virus are caused when a mosquito bites someone, but you can get the virus if you are exposed to infected blood. (healthline.com)
  • Dengue virus rarely causes death. (healthline.com)
  • It is possible to be infected with all four different types of the dengue virus in your lifetime. (healthline.com)
  • Between 3 and 14 days after a person is bitten by a mosquito carrying dengue virus, the virus may be present in their blood. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Dengue virus (DENV) is the cause of dengue fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, scientists are finding their understanding of dengue virus may be simplistic, as rather than distinct antigenic groups there appears to be a continuum. (wikipedia.org)
  • This same study identified 47 strains of dengue virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dengue virus causes dengue fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recombinant domains of the E protein are used as well-defined antigens in the serological detection of antibodies directed against dengue virus and as immunogens in vaccine candidates. (wikipedia.org)
  • WHO recommends that use be limited to areas where the disease is common because vaccination may actually increase the risk of dengue fever in people who have not been previously infected with the dengue virus because of the phenonmenon of antibody-dependent enhancement. (wikipedia.org)
  • DENVax is a recombinant chimeric vaccine with DENV1, DENV3, and DENV4 components on a dengue virus type 2 (DENV2) backbone originally developed at Mahidol University in Bangkok and now funded by Inviragen and Takeda. (wikipedia.org)
  • The specific targets are: Dengue virus Hepatitis C virus West Nile virus Yellow fever virus Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together is divided into two phases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dengue come to Pakistan through the second hand tires which Pakistan imported from Thailand and this virus first spread in Karachi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that one of the concerns is that more Singaporeans are infected with Dengue Type 3, which is a new strain of the dengue virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • He also highlighted the importance of dengue, a related mosquito-borne virus, as a cause of neurological disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • epidemics
  • The first recognized dengue epidemics occurred almost simultaneously in Asia, Africa, and North America in the 1780s, shortly after the identification and naming of the disease in 1779. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dengue fever is an important infectious disease in Pakistan with increasingly frequent epidemics. (wikipedia.org)
  • During dengue fever epidemics, the Pakistan army created camps in Lahore city. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Organ
  • The World Health Organization provided technical guidance along with support for provincial and territorial dengue monitoring and coordination committees. (wikipedia.org)
  • DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said that "In the light of this new analysis, the DOH will place the dengue vaccination on hold while review and consultation is ongoing with experts, key stakeholders and the World Health Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • anti-dengue
  • A panel of experts had also been set up to advise the government on anti-dengue measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 2, 2017, the government of Makati immediately suspended its anti-dengue vaccination drive following its statement. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute dengue
  • Treatment of acute dengue is supportive and includes giving fluid either by mouth or intravenously for mild or moderate disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • malaria
  • Diseases such as dengue fever, hepatitis, tuberculosis, malaria and pneumonia continue to plague India due to increased resistance to drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Prior to that, in 2016, the Department of Health (DOH), launched the dengue vaccination in regions Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Metro Manila, where about 700,000 individuals received at least one dose of the vaccine. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • Dengue occurs in urban and suburban settings with higher transmission rates happening during the rainy season. (iamat.org)
  • viruses
  • Research is being done on a vaccination for dengue, though the task is complicated by the fact that four viruses are involved. (everything2.com)
  • Dengue viruses reproduce more rapidly in warm weather, according to Robert S. Hope of Yale University. (go.com)
  • cases
  • Most cases of dengue fever will go away within a couple of weeks and won't cause any long-term problems. (kidshealth.org)
  • On Saturday, the minister of state for health, Chandrima Bhattacharya, had said 64 cases of dengue had been detected in Calcutta till August 7. (telegraphindia.com)
  • Leave alone three years, the health department or the civic body does not have the exact number of dengue cases this year, said an official. (telegraphindia.com)
  • There were also two confirmed cases of dengue in the months of November and December last year. (radionz.co.nz)
  • The cyclical rise and fall in numbers of dengue cases is thought to be the result of seasonal cycles interacting with a short-lived cross-immunity[clarification needed] for all four strains in people who have had dengue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reported cases of dengue are an under-representation of all cases when accounting for subclinical cases and cases where the patient did receive medical treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • By April 3, 2008, the number of cases reported rose to 55,000 In Singapore, there are 4,000-5,000 reported cases of dengue fever or dengue haemorrhagic fever every year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2005, there were a total of 14,209 dengue fever cases and 25 people died. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some experts, such as Dr Paul Reiter, Professor of Entomology at the Pasteur Institute in France, suggested that Singapore's success in suppressing the dengue has partly contributed to this year sudden increase in dengue cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 2015 dengue outbreak in Taiwan, a significant rise in the number of dengue fever cases was reported in Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, and Pingtung City. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the statement by the dengue vaccination maker Sanofi Pasteur on December 1, 2017, DOH suspended the vaccination program based in schools due to the concern that it worsen the disease in some cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 2013 dengue outbreak in Singapore, a significant rise in the number of dengue fever cases was reported in Singapore. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the week of 16-22 June 2013, there was a record of 842 dengue cases in Singapore in a single week. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of dengue cases is rising at a faster rate and is expected to surpass 1,000 infections in a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the fourth week of June, a total of 842 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of dengue cases to cross the 11,000 mark. (wikipedia.org)
  • The total number of Dengue cases subsequently crossed the 13,000 mark on 16 July 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least 3613 confirmed cases of dengue fever were reported and over 50 people died in the outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Delhi: By early October more than 590 cases of dengue fever were reported from Delhi and over 367 from neighbouring states who had come to New Delhi for treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chandigarh: 159 cases of dengue fever were reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • The Union health ministry has laid down a protocol, as part of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, for surveillance and prevention of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases. (telegraphindia.com)
  • In the way of prevention, the WHO is trying to address dengue systematically by controlling the invasion of mosquito vectors at points of entry such as seaports, airports and land borders. (healthmap.org)
  • He will co-ordinate with the five mayors in Singapore to reach out to the 84 advisers and the town councils, to oversee dengue prevention measures at the community level. (wikipedia.org)
  • Article 144 was implemented in Lahore city for the prevention of dengue fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 24-hour government sponsored online service, the "Punjab Health Line Project For Dengue" provided information about the disease and its prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • It is still early days for nowcasting and similar tools for understanding the spread of diseases like flu and dengue - we're excited to see what comes next. (google.org)
  • infections
  • As of 2010 dengue fever is believed to infect 50 to 100 million people worldwide a year with 1/2 million life-threatening infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • As official data showed, more than 13,000 people were infected with dengue as of mid-July in 2013, fast nearing the total 14,209 infections in 2005 dengue outbreak, the worst year on record. (wikipedia.org)
  • Southeast Asia
  • Dengue was once prevalent only in Southeast Asia , but as the mosquito vectors have spread, so has the disease. (everything2.com)
  • Through the Arts Envoy Program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the U.S. Department of State is pleased to bring the rock band Dengue Fever back to Southeast Asia," said Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Thomas Hodges. (concordmusicgroup.com)