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Vaccine And Other Strategies May Soon Control Dengue Fever

There's new hope for those who suffer from dengue, a virus characterized by hammering headaches, high fevers and pain. A vaccine shows promise after a two-year trial in five Asian countries. Dr. Maria Rosario Capeding, one of the researchers in the Philippines, said that during the trial, the vaccine cut the number of dengue cases in half and significantly reduced the number of severe cases that cause hemorrhaging. "The vaccine efficacy against dengue hemorrhagic fever,...

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