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WHO | World Health Day 2014: Preventing vector-borne diseases

More than half the world’s population is at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, schistosomiasis, and yellow fever, carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, water snails and other vectors. Every year, more than 1 billion people are infected and more than 1 million die from vector-borne diseases. This World Health Day – 7 April – WHO is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases, with the slogan “Small bite, big threat”.  
www.who.int
over 6 years ago
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Focus On: Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a common, worldwide, acute viral illness. The infection typically presents as a severe flu-like illness and may affect children and adults.  
American College Of Emergency Medicine
almost 10 years ago