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This is the first of a blog mini-series from the Dengue Vaccine Initiative about the collaborative work being done to ensure future access to dengue vaccines in developing nations.
Remember the last time you had the flu? The exhaustion, the fever, the aching body?
While you were sleeping, you may have been protected by a bed net. While you were sleeping, the screens on your windows might have been closed, and maybe even a fan was blowing air across your body.
Dengue illness, the most common mosquito-borne viral disease in the world, has expanded from Southeast Asia to The Americas.
By: John O. Davies-Cole, PhD, MPH, Professor at The George Washington University