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Mumbai : India | Nov 07, 2012 at 1:50 AM PST
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Dengue is hot on the news after veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra died due this life threatening viral infection. Dengue fever is slowly becoming an epidemic in big metropolitan cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Needless to say that there is a lot of panic surrounding this fever. Part of the panic is also due to the fact that there are no medicines for Dengue. It is a viral infection that will run its course; only the complications have to be managed.

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While there is need for caution and preventive measures, you need not be at the edge of your nerves in fear. Dengue fever is not a fatal disease as such. In fact, a vast majority of people survive dengue. If the symptoms of dengue are identified and treatment is started, it can be cured.

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