Endemic in 149 tropical and subtropical countries, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect more than 1 billion people annually with over 500,000 deaths.
The rate of isolated malaria and dengue–malaria co-infection was high in probable cases of dengue fever in our study. Except for jaundice, we could not find any significant between-group differences in the severity of the disease.
We present a case of a traveler with fever returning from India without localizing signs with persistent monocytosis initially thought to have malaria.
Many malaria vector control specialists also work on dengue mosquitoes. After all, both diseases overlap in geographic distribution and are endemic throughout the tropics.
To describe the clinical features of malaria and dengue cases in Japan, a retrospective study was conducted on 50 malaria cases and 40 dengue cases presented to the National Centre for Global Health and Medicine of Japan between 2005 and 2010.