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Dengue Fever (cont.)

Dengue Fever Risk Factors

The risk factors for dengue fever are as follows:

  • traveling to or living in endemic or outbreak areas, especially if no mosquito control is attempted by the people or government;
  • mosquito bites;
  • a repeated infection with another serovar of dengue virus with antibodies in the serum active against the first infecting serovar;
  • and not taking precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2014

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