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History and Epidemiology of Dengue

History of Dengue Origins of the word Dengue Although dengue has been known by several names throughout the world, the term ‘dengue’ has been universally adapted. The origin of the term “dengue” may be traced to the Swahili word for the disease “ki-dingapepo”. The earliest description of an illness called …

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KKM Responsibilities: State Health Department

Introduction State Health Department is responsible in coordinating, monitoring and analyzing dengue prevention and control activities in the state. The State Health Department do activate and coordinate Dengue State Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) that operate daily. Surveillance Epidemiological Surveillance Daily monitoring on dengue cases to detect early outbreak …

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Monitoring and Treatment of Dengue in Clinic

Monitoring And Treatment Of Dengue In Clinic Dengue fever is a systemic and dynamic disease, the clinical presentation depending on the different phases of the disease. After a person being bitten by an infected mosquito (usually 2-7 days), the illness begins abruptly and will be followed by 3 phases which …

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What is Dengue

What is Dengue? Dengue is an illness transmitted by mosquitoes, which causes sudden high fever, severe headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pain, rashes and bleeding in some cases. Dengue Fever and the more severe form Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever and Dengue Shock Syndrome are the most common and …

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