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Dengue fever is also known as __________.


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Break-bone fever

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Black water fever

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C

Cotton fever

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D

Parrot fever

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Solution

The correct option is A

Break-bone fever


Dengue fever is transmitted to humans by the bite of Aedes mosquito (Aedes aegyptii). It is also known as break-bone fever. Symptoms include low blood platelet count, internal bleeding, pain in the joint and muscles, high fever, head and body aches, rashes and sore throat.


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