If you think you have severe dengue, see a doctor urgently

The symptoms of dengue can be very mild. In fact, many people have an infection without knowing it. But some people can become very ill with severe dengue. 

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year around the world up to 400 million people get infected with dengue, around 100 million people get sick from infection, and 40,000 die from severe dengue.1