Dengue fever, dengue virus, mosquito infection, mosquito-borne viral infection, serious illness.
Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes, causing a serious flu-like illness and sometimes causing a life-threatening complication called severe dengue fever.
The global incidence of dengue fever has increased dramatically in recent decades.
Dengue fever causes high fever – 104 degrees F – and at least two of the following symptoms:
Bone and joint pain
Pain behind the eyes.