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What is breakbone fever?


The carrier: Dengue fever is caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by the mosquito called Aedes, primarily Aedes aegypti. — Reuters

The carrier: Dengue fever is caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by the mosquito called Aedes, primarily Aedes aegypti. — Reuters

Some may call it breakbone fever, but we all know it as dengue fever.

MY daughter was recently diagnosed with dengue fever. She had a fever and a rash, and when we took her to the doctor, he sent us to the hospital because he said she had to be hospitalised. She is warded now and has been put on a drip. Is dengue fever dangerous?

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