The health ministry reported Aug. 27 that a teenager in Saitama Prefecture with no record of overseas travel had been infected with dengue fever — the first domestic infection of the disease in almost 70 years. The infection has since …
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 …
The volunteers, who will get a mild version of dengue, are part of a study at Upstate Medical University's Center for Global Health that's aimed at stopping the spread of the potentially deadly disease. Infectious disease doctors have been …
The Indian capital, Delhi, is in the grip of the worst outbreak of dengue fever in five years, officials say. More than 1,800 cases have been recorded in recent weeks, compared to 1,695 cases for all of 2010. Five deaths have been reported so …
The state Department of Health has identified a case of dengue fever on Maui. The DOH mailed letters out on Jan. 29 informing residents about the case that was acquired outside of Maui. Hawaii News Now has reached out to the DOH …
A third of the world’s population is at risk of contracting Dengue Fever, a miserable virus that’s a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics. Now, for the first time ever, three countries have approved a promising new vaccine. To say …
THE child of one Grace Shemdoe was suffering from high fever which, initially, she suspected to be malaria, a disease endemic in Dar es Salaam city. She decided to go to a nearby drug store to buy malaria tablets which she …
MIAMI, Florida -- Miami-Dade County Health Department officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County for 2014. The individual was diagnosed with Dengue Fever based on symptoms …