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Dengue virus

  • An electron micrograph image of mature Dengue-2 virus particles replicating in five-day-old tissue culture cells.
  • The original magnification was 123,000 times.


  • As many as 100 million people are infected yearly.
  • Dengue is caused by any one of four related viruses transmitted by mosquitoes.
  • There are not yet any vaccines to prevent infection with dengue virus (DENV) and the most effective protective measures are those that avoid mosquito bites.


Links: Queensland Dengue in Australia


Image Source: CDC, USA http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/dengue/electron-micrograph.htm http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/dengue/

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