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Dengue and other illnesses carried by mosquitoes: Tips for travelers  
Abstract:  This brochure explains how travelers to tropical and subtropical areas can protect themselves from illnesses carried by mosquitoes. Included are symptoms and other information about dengue fever and chikungunya fever.
Author: Family Medicine Center-RII
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, September 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Family Medicine Center-RII
General Topics:  Medical Equipment & Supplies; Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Specific Subject(s):  Travel; Symptoms and General Pathology; Side Effects; Medication Information; Medication; Health Care Services
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3913

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