Introduction to Dengue

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.

你将学到什么

  • Outline the causative organism and vector of dengue
  • List the symptoms of dengue
  • Describe how dengue can be diagnosed and treated
  • Describe preventive measures for dengue.

课程内容

  • Introduction to Dengue:

    This introductory module will go through the epidemiology, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of dengue. A self-assessment quiz is available at the end of the course.

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证书要求

  • 课程证书 授予者需要至少取得课程总分的百分之 80%