Acute Communicable
Disease Control


Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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Acute Communicable Disease Control
Dengue Fever (Also called, "Break-Bone Fever")

Dengue fever is caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of one of two types of mosquito, called Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. There are four different types of dengue viruses. Infection with one virus type will lead to lasting immunity to that type only.

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