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Can dengue fever reoccur like malaria?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Not exactly

Dengue fever does not have a liver stage, like some forms of malaria, that can lead to relapse.
But you can become reinfected with a different strain of dengue even if you have already had dengue once.

In brief: Not exactly

Dengue fever does not have a liver stage, like some forms of malaria, that can lead to relapse.
But you can become reinfected with a different strain of dengue even if you have already had dengue once.
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