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Antibodies against dengue and Zika are so similar that standard diagnostic tests can't distinguish one from the other.
According to the World Health Organization, dengue is one of the world’s fastest-growing diseases, endemic in 100 countries, with as many as 390 million infections annually.
The skeeters in question are male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which carry pathogens that cause illnesses like Zika, dengue, and chikungunya.
Sanofi's Pasteur unit, which generated about 4.58 billion euros, or $5.21 billion, in revenue last year, sells injections to protect against polio, flu and dengue and is currently developing a Zika vaccine, Bloomberg News reported.
The number of infections nationwide is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry.
Zika is here to stay; local transmission in the United States can and will happen again; and dengue, yellow fever and other diseases are lurking around the corner in our blood-sucking friends.
Mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti in particular, spread diseases like Zika, dengue, malaria, West Nile, chikungunya and yellow fever.
The scientists involved are discussing detection not only of Zika but also related viruses such as dengue, Chikungunya virus and yellow fever, Dr. Pardee says.
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Origin and Etymology of dengue
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
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