A Child With Dengue

The quiet disease that’s a parent’s worse fear

Our child under a mosquito net, when she was much younger

If you or someone you love has a suspected case of dengue please consult the medical links at the end and see a real doctor.

As a parent living in the tropics, my biggest fear is dengue. It’s the perennial wildcard, dealt out randomly by ubiquitous mosquitos, sometimes passing over you as a mild fever, sometimes shutting down…