dengue. 登革(熱)An acute, infectious tropical disease caused by an arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes, and characterized by high fever, rash, headache, and severe muscle and joint pain. Also called breakbone fever, dandy fever ; Also called dengue fever.[American Spanish, alteration (influenced by dengue, affectation) of Swahili -dinga.]例：
But in the past week alone, the country has suffered no fewer than three earthquakes, and hospitals in the area around Jakarta have reported a surge in cases of dengue, another fast-spreading and often deadly disease.
Drug Company Under Fire After Revealing Dengue Vaccine May Harm Some
By DENISE GRADY and KATIE THOMAS
A promising vaccine for dengue fever is in limbo after the Philippines suspended its use amid widespread public anger and fears about its safety.