An outbreak of dengue fever in rural areas of northern India.

  title={An outbreak of dengue fever in rural areas of northern India.},
  author={Arvind Kumar and Surya Kant Sharma and Vasant S Padbidri and Jyotsna P Thakare and Deep Chand Jain and Kamal K. Datta},
  journal={The Journal of communicable diseases},
  volume={33 4},
During the past few decades, epidemics of dengue fever are causing concern in several South-East Asian countries including India. The rural areas of Hissar district of Haryana state, situated about 170 km North-West of Delhi, experienced an outbreak of febrile illness during July-August 1996. A total of 13 villages in eight affected primary health centres reported fever cases. The clinical, epidemiological and entomological findings indicated that the present episode was due to dengue fever… CONTINUE READING

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