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Map of recent reports of Dengue fever in India

How big is the dengue epidemic? There is not much coverage that gives us an idea of the scale, so I have attempted to create a map from various pieces of small news published in different newspapers in last couple of months. This page will be updated with new reports when I come across them. …

Dengue Fever season: Protect yourself

Information on dengue prevention

Caution: Do not take asprin or ibuprofen as self medication if you have fever that matches the symptoms of dengue. Asprin increases tendency to bleed. Dengue reduces platelet count and increases tendency to bleed. Asprin given to a dengue patient will increase chances of hemorrage and shock. Covered in small news stories is a large …