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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Delhi sees spike in Dengue, Covid co-infections

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Dengue, Covid co-infections: Delhi is seeing a rise in Covid-19 and dengue co-infections. Doctors warn that the combination of the two can increase the severity of both diseases. Another challenge these cases pose is the high likelihood of false positives which creates diagnostic challenges. Official data shows that the national capital is seeing a spike in both diseases. Further, both the diseases do not have any specific drug or vaccine and treatment is largely based on clinical symptoms. Others warn that this new trend poses a serious public health problem and could burden an already ...