Dengue Virus Disease
  • Author : Adnan I. Qureshi
  • Release Date : 23 November 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128182710

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Book excerpt: Dengue Virus Disease: From Origin to Outbreak provides a detailed accounting of one of the world's fastest growing infections. According to the World Health Organization, Dengue virus incidence has increased 30-fold over the past 50 years, with up to 50 to 100 million infections occurring annually in over 100 endemic countries. This estimate puts nearly half the world’s population at risk. This book reviews the history, clinical and diagnostic aspects of dengue virus, also presenting our current knowledge on the pathophysiology of severe dengue and addressing the importance of dengue virus infections in those traveling to parts of the world where it is endemic. Covers every important aspect of Dengue virus disease, from biological, to its social and economic impacts Highlights the unique aspects of Dengue virus infection and the evolving nature of our understanding of the virus Provides a complete description of Dengue virus disease, with details on more recent outbreaks, clinical features, first hand experiences, treatment modalities, and recent novel treatment regimens Gives insights into the detailed psychological impact the disease has caused in outbreak regions

Dengue Virus Disease

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Dengue Virus Disease: From Origin to Outbreak provides a detailed accounting of one of the world's fastest growing infections. According to the World Health Organization, Dengue virus incidence has increased 30-fold over the past 50 years, with up to 50 to 100 million infections occurring annually in over 100 endemic countries. This estimate puts ...

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