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Dengue Fever and Other Hemorrhagic Viruses

Dengue fever is an infectious disease found around the world that is caused by four closely related, but distinct, types of viruses commonly transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Triggering excessive … (See Below for Full Description)
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Dengue fever is an infectious disease found around the world that is caused by four closely related, but distinct, types of viruses commonly transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Triggering excessive bleeding, dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and dengue hemorrhagic shock can be fatal. Dengue Fever and Other Hemorrhagic Viruses explores the biology of the dengue virus and similar viruses such as Ebola, Marburg virus, and Lassa fever, as well as their symptoms, where they are commonly found, how they are transmitted, and the efforts to treat and eradicate them.

Chapters include:
  • Ins and Outs of Dengue
  • Hemorrhagic Fevers
  • Vectors: Bugs That Carry Disease
  • The Immune System: Our Line of Defense
  • Vaccination: Waking Up the Army in Us.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-8506-6
ISBN-10 791085066
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0138-5
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Author Tirtha Chakraborty, Ph.D.
Publication Date 2/1/2008
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. References. Glossary. Charts. Diagrams. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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