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Co-Circulation of All the Four Dengue Virus Serotypes and Detection of a Novel Clade of DENV-4 (genotype I) Virus in Pune, India During 2016 Season

An estimated 40% of the global population (~3.9 billion) is at risk of dengue virus infection…

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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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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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Tourniquet Test for Dengue Diagnosis: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy

Dengue is an arboviral infection ubiquitous to tropical and sub-tropical regions, where it is transmitted by domesticated day-biting mosquitoes including Aedes aegypti. After an…

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Cissampelos pareira Linn: Natural Source of Potent Antiviral Activity against All Four Dengue Virus Serotypes

Dengue disease is a major public health concern around the world. It is spread to humans through the bite of Aedes mosquitoes which serve as carriers of the disease-causing viruses. There are four serotypes of…

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The Hidden Burden of Dengue and Chikungunya in Chennai, India

Dengue and chikungunya are rapidly expanding vector-borne viruses transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Little data exist on the extent of transmission in…

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