Dengue is a viral infection caused by the dengue virus (DENV), transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. An estimated 100-400 million infections occur each year. This course provides an introduction to dengue. It provides an overview of the causative organism, vector, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disease.
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Overview: Dengue is a mosquito borne viral disease that causes an estimated 100-400 million infections each year. This course provides an introduction to dengue. It provides an overview of the epidemiology, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disease.
Course duration: Approximately 30 minutes.
Certificates: A Certificate of Achievement will be available to participants who score at least 80% of the total points available in the final assessment. Participants who receive a Certificate of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.