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dfinfo Dec 4th, 2012 11:27 AM

Dengue, Typhoid and Malaria
 
i have been curious about this. what are the difference between dengue, typhoid and malaria since they are both carried by mosquitoes. what are their difference in symptoms, in the attributes of each carrier and in how they shall be dealt with during emergencies.

http://www.dengue-fever-information.com/

JeanH Dec 5th, 2012 03:01 AM

Typhoid is not transmitted by mosquitoes. It's a bacterial illness acquired from contaminated food and water.

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbo...hoid-fever.htm

Malaria is a protozoa infection. Here's a link. There is treatment, so get yourself to a physician if you have symptoms.

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbo...el/malaria.htm

Your post is tagged 'Saba', according to CDC, there isn't a risk of malaria there.


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