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Ken’s fight with dengue began back home after his holiday

In this candid testimonial, Ken recounts his experience of contracting the dengue fever virus following his return from the Maldives. He describes feeling feverish and bedridden, highlighting the severe muscle and bone pain that earned dengue its nickname, ‘break bone fever.’ While acknowledging that dengue affects individuals differently (indeed, severe dengue is not a common occurrence among people infected with dengue), this traveler shares the challenging nature of his own battle with the virus.


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.