2. Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever.
Although the name flavivirus may sound yummy, a disease that causes you to hemorrhage probably isn’t good dinner conversation. While infection sometimes result in only flulike symptoms, there are 50 - 100 million cases and more than 15,000 deaths from the diseases each year.
The first reported epidemics occurred in Asia, Africa, and North America from 1779 to 1780; however, a current pandemic in