DENGUE FEVER

DENGUE FEVER

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus. The virus has five types and an infection with one type, confers life-long immunity to that particular type and short term immunity to other types. Dengue virus is transmitted by an infected aedes...
Mumps: Learn the Facts

Mumps: Learn the Facts

Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands which is extremely contagious. It can easily spread through saliva and mucus and usually occur in kids who have not been immunized. Basically, mumps used to be common, but since the introduction of MMR (measles, mumps...