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A grandmother worries for her grandchild with dengue

Camila, a creative child who loves painting alarmed her grandmother when she appeared unusually pale and weak one day. Camila had pains all over and it turned out that she had dengue which greatly worried both her and her grandmother. She may have contracted dengue during a school trip to a mosquito-infested area. There was a missed spot on her body without insect repellent as she had a scab there and Camila wonders if a mosquito could have bitten her there.


This video features real individuals sharing their experiences with dengue. The video reflects a patient’s specific experience and is not intended to represent those of a typical patient. Given the nature of dengue, symptoms and experiences will vary.