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The microbiome composition of Aedes aegypti is not critical for Wolbachia-mediated inhibition of dengue virus

Dengue virus (DENV) is an RNA arbovirus and the causative agent of dengue fever and the more severe dengue haemorrhagic fever. There are four serotypes of DENV (DENV1-4), which together are estimated to infect 390 million people per year. Currently there are no…

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Widespread fear of dengue transmission but poor practices of dengue prevention

Dengue is an infectious viral disease transmitted by a domesticated mosquito, Aedes aegypti. There are supposedly 50 to 400 million people infected each year by dengue virus, developing various clinical spectrum of dengue infection that includes…

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Control of Aedes aegypti Breeding: A Novel Intervention for Prevention and Control of Dengue in an Endemic Zone of Delhi, India

Dengue, a fast spreading vector borne disease is endemic in more than 100 countries with half of world’s population living in area at risk of this disease…

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Evolutionary Analysis of Dengue Serotype 2 Viruses Using Phylogenetic and Bayesian Methods from New Delhi, India

Dengue fever is the most prevalent arthropod-borne disease in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people are at risk of dengue infection globally…

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The Spread of Dengue in an Endemic Urban Milieu–The Case of Delhi, India

Dengue is a tropical and sub-tropical disease whose etiological agent is a virus (the dengue virus, DENV), which is transmitted by mosquitoes. The major mosquito vector is Aedes aegypti, which has adapted to urban conditions…

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Phylogenetic and Molecular Clock Analysis of Dengue Serotype 1 and 3 from New Delhi, India

Dengue is a mosquito-borne acute viral infection prevalent in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. It is caused by an RNA virus belonging to the family Flaviviridae genus Flavivirus. Dengue virus (DENV) exists as…

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Clinical and Immunological Markers of Dengue Progression in a Study Cohort from a Hyperendemic Area in Malaysia

Malaysia is a multiracial country with an estimated population of 28 million people [1]. Over the years, the country has achieved tremendous improvement in its health sector; however, infectious diseases remain as major causes of high morbidity and mortality rates.

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