Dr.David Dean - Dengue Fever in Hillsborough County

Dr. David Dean, the founder of Doctor's Urgent Care walk-in clinics, joined AM Tampa Bay to discuss Dengue Fever in Hillsborough County.

Dengue Fever is an important mosquito-borne disease worldwide.

It is caused by four related dengue viruses (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, DEN-4) that are related to the viruses that cause West Nile infection and yellow fever.

Symptoms can appear 3-14 days after the bite of an infected mosquito and include:

  • sudden onset of fever
  • severe headache
  • eye pain
  • muscle
  • joint pain
  • bleeding

To learn more information on Dengue Fever click here

(Florida Health)

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