El Dengue
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How to Cite

Rey, Jorge R. 2007. “El Dengue: ENY737S/IN719, 4/2007”. EDIS 2007 (15). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in719-2007.


ENY-737S, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Jorge Rey, is the Spanish language version of ENY-737: What is Dengue? It describes this human disease caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes. It describes the viruses, the vectors, the disease and its history. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, April 2007.



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