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Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a severe, potentially deadly infection spread by some mosquitos. The dengue virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Symptoms of Dengue hemorrhagic fever are fever that lasts from 2 to 7 days, Vomiting blood, Drowsiness, Bleeding from nose or gums.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus for which there is no known cure or vaccine. Only treatment is to treat the symptoms, helping body to heal naturally. Major Research to cure the disease various researches includes means of vector control, vaccine development, and antiviral drugs are going on in Italy.
In Italy, DF about 29 (80.5%) cases of DF was notified each year. In 2002, 16 confirmed cases were reported. Except for this local outbreak, all other reported DF cases acquired the infection from outside Italy.