CBS: First locally-acquired case of dengue virus discovered in Pasadena

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The first case of dengue virus that is not associated with travelling has been detected in California. This virus route of infection is through mosquito bites, and it includes fever-like symptoms as well as excessive bodily pain, bleeding, and rashes. It is not contagious through humans, but is spread through mosquitoes. Dengue fever requires hospitalization, since there is a small chance it can evolve into internal bleeding and death. Click here to learn more about dengue.

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