Dengue Virus

➤ What is Dengue Virus?:

Dengue Virus causes Dengue Fever and DHF. A positive single sense stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus. This mosquito borne virus has five known serotypes. Presently, about 47 strains of Dengue Virus had been confirmed.

Dengue Virus 101

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➤ Dengue Virus Fast Facts:
    • Family: Flaviviridae
    • Genus: Flavivirus
    • Group: IV
    • Species: Dengue Virus
    • Genome: (+)ssRNA
    • Epidimiology: Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
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