Dengue Virus Disease: From Origin to Outbreak provides a detailed accounting of one of the world's fastest growing infections.
According to the World Health Organization, Dengue virus incidence has increased 30-fold over the past 50 years, with up to
50 to 100 million infections occurring annually in over 100 endemic countries. This estimate puts nearly half the world's
population at risk. This book reviews the history, clinical and diagnostic aspects of dengue virus, also presenting our current
knowledge on the pathophysiology of severe dengue and addressing the importance of dengue virus infections in those traveling
to parts of the world where it is endemic.