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Global burden of dengue

Explore the global impact of dengue fever, which can affect (when people get infected) over half of the world's population. While the majority of individuals will be asymptomatic or have only mild symptoms, some occasionally develop life-threatening symptoms leading to a significant number of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths annually. Discover the challenges in diagnosis, the increasing prevalence due to factors like air travel and urbanization, and the imperative for comprehensive interventions including mosquito control, public education, and vaccine development to mitigate its potential burden on health systems during outbreaks.