Dengue fever in the Indian Subcontinent: an overview.

  title={Dengue fever in the Indian Subcontinent: an overview.},
  author={Ummar Raheel and Muhammad Faheem and Mohammad Nasir Riaz and Naghmana Kanwal and Farakh Javed and Najam us Sahar Sadaf Zaidi and Ishtiaq Qadri},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  volume={5 4},
The Indian Subcontinent has emerged as a scene of many mosquito-borne infectious diseases, including malaria and dengue fever. After the 1990s, the rate of malaria declined owing largely to preventive measures, but at the same time dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) were increasing in the region. Outbreaks were recorded in all countries of the Indian Subcontinent with India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on the forefront and suffering from the largest number of cases and… CONTINUE READING


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