The epidemiology of Dengue fever in Saudi Arabia: A systematic review.

  title={The epidemiology of Dengue fever in Saudi Arabia: A systematic review.},
  author={Alaa Alhaeli and Salwa Bahkali and Anna Al{\`i} and Mowafa Said Househ and Ashraf El-Metwally},
  journal={Journal of infection and public health},
  volume={9 2},
Dengue fever (DF) is the most serious mosquito-borne viral disease worldwide. DF is an acute febrile illness caused by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, which are endemic in certain cities of Saudi Arabia, such as Jeddah and Makkah (Mecca). An online literature search was conducted using relevant keywords to retrieve DF studies conducted in Saudi Arabia. Forty-five articles were identified initially. After screening for exclusion and retrieving full texts, a total of 10 articles were used for… CONTINUE READING

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