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What happens in dengue fever, exactly?

What is it?

Dengue fever is a disease caused by the dengue virus. It is transmitted through mosquito bite.

Symptoms begin a few days after infection, and they include a high fever, headache, vomiting, pain in muscles and joints, and a skin rash. 503 more words

What happens in mumps, exactly?

What is it?

Mumps is a viral infection. It first causes more general symptoms like fever, muscle pain, headache, and fatigue, but later it can lead to a painful and visible swelling of one or both parotid glands. 458 more words

BEAR mauls two guides hired by cruise line in ALASKA ~ FDA advises testing all blood donations for ZIKA ~ FLORIDA governor confirms ZIKA is spreading ~ ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS case confirmed in NEVADA ~ RABID CAT reports from Canada- ON, NJ, and VA.

Alaska 08/25/16 washingtonpost.com: A bear that mauled two cruise ship wilderness guides during a hiking excursion in Alaska attacked so quickly that there was little time to defend against the animal, the CEO of the cruise ship company said. 1,301 more words

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WASHINGTON woman dies after contracting STREP bacteria from a HORSE ~ CDC issues warning for second ZIKA zone in FLORIDA ~ WEST NILE VIRUS claims lives in AZ & WA ~ RABID CAT reports from GA(2) & SC

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Washington 08/17/16 healio.com: In a rare case, investigators say a woman died after contracting Streptococcus zooepidemicus from a sick horse in… 968 more words

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