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Can I prevent being infected with dengue fever?

No effective dengue fever vaccine is available. You can lower your risk of infection by avoiding mosquito bites. Be aware that Aedes mosquitoes, the ones mainly responsible for transmitting dengue fever, are mostly active during the day.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Mosquito-borne illnesses


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