Dengue fever is influenced by rainfall, temperature and unplanned rapid urbanisation. Credit: Shutterstock A public health alert for 150 dengue fever cases has been issued in Mombasa, Kenya. The Conversation Africa's Health and Medicine …
Dengue fever
HONOLULU -- An outbreak of dengue fever on Hawaii's Big Island has grown into the largest episode of the mosquito-borne illness in the state since the 1940s. Health officials warn it could last for months -- right through the state's peak …
Hawaii
A YOUNG housewife was not bothered about mosquitoes until she came down with dengue fever about four years ago. It started as a mild headache before morphing into a burning fever.There was a rash of tiny red spots over her arms, …
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If the most efficient dengue fever carrier, a mosquito called Aedes aegypti, establishes itself in California, it won't be because the state didn't put up a fight. Since the mosquito was first spotted on June 9th of this year in Madera County, …
Dengue fever
Health officials announced on Wednesday that they have detected a case of locally acquired dengue fever in Miami-Dade county, according to the Florida Health Department. Dengue fever is a viral disease that is mainly spread by the …
Infection
According to the Hawaii Department of Health, seven of those 181 cases have been reported since December 13 and may be infectious. The remaining cases were diagnosed and confirmed as no longer infectious between September 11 and …
Hawaii
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Popular tourist destination Fiji is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever in 16 years. But local authorities say it’s no cause for alarm for beachgoers. Government spokeswoman Sharon Smith Johns …
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Dengue is an infectious disease caused by dengue viruses, which are transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. The rising level of dengue infections has become a serious international concern. When was dengue first reported, and how was …
Dengue fever
Dengue fever may be more than three times more prevalent than current estimates, according to a new report. The study, led by researchers at the University of Oxford in England, estimates there are 390 million dengue infections around the …
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More than 2000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease were confirmed in Australia last year, federal Health Department data shows. When protecting against mosquitos, the most effective and long-lasting repellent formulations are lotions or …
Dengue fever