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Is dengue fever contagious?

Page last updated 28 February 2019

Dengue fever is not spread from person to person, but is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

Sources & Citations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dengue. Frequently asked questions. Available at: (accessed 18 October 2018).

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.10.0373 - Date of preparation November 2018