Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 3rd, 2004
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne virus that infects 50-100 million people every year. Up to half a million of these infections occur as the severe, life-threatening form of the disease, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF).
Donald S. Burke and colleagues writing in Nature collected information from 850,000 infections occurring in 72 provinces of Thailand between 1983 and 1997. The cycle originates in Bangkok, they reported. From there it spreads outward at a speed of 148...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.