Dengue hemorrhagic fever: a risk of returning home

Jacobs, M.G.; Brook, M.G.; Weir, W.R.C.; Bannister, B.A.
April 1991
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/6/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6780, p828
Academic Journal
Focuses on the influence of increased travel on the development of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Great Britain. Serotypes of dengue viruses; Mode of transmission of dengue viruses; Development of uncomplicated dengue during outbreaks of dengue hemorrhagic fever among indigenous people.


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