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How is dengue fever spread?

Page last updated 28 February 2019

While dengue fever cannot be spread from person to person, the disease can be spread by the bite of certain types of (infected) mosquitoes. These mosquitoes are commonly found in tropical areas around the world.

Sources & Citations

Queensland Government. Dengue. Available at: (accessed 22 October 2018).

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.10.0373 - Date of preparation November 2018