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  • PRO/EDR> Dengue/DHF update (06): Asia, Pacific, research
    Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:28:00 -0400
    Dengue -- Worldwide/Unknown
    A recently published population-based cohort study by Li and colleagues (1) suggests that stroke patients in Taiwan were 2.49 times more likely to have been diagnosed with dengue infection in the preceding 2 months relative to paired controls. Although rare, dengue-associated stroke does meet the criteria for severe dengue diagnosis based on guidelines from the World Health Organization (2). Li and colleagues report an overall increase in the incidence of stroke attributable to dengue by 1.61

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