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Dengue fever case prompts disease advisory

by carlislewillard

One confirmed case of dengue fever has prompted the Miami-Dade County Health Department to issue a mosquito-borne illness advisory.

Mosquito bites cause dengue fever, so the Health Department advises residents to do what they can to stop mosquitoes from multiplying. And it basically comes down to draining standing water, covering up skin, using mosquito repellant and sealing up windows and doors

Dengue fever symptoms include headaches, fever, eye pain, body aches, nausea and vomiting. Many people experience mild symptoms and typically recover after one week, health officials said. A severe case can result in shock, internal bleeding and death, however.

– Anne Geggis, Florida Politics

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