Dengue fever is a viral infection that can cause life-threatening illness, milder flu-like illness, or no symptoms at all. In recent decades, the number of new cases of dengue has increased dramatically. There are four subtypes of dengue. …
Dengue fever numbers have risen at an alarming rate across districts in Kerala, giving rise to apprehension that the situation is getting out of hand. On Friday, the official figures provided by the Health Department’s Integrated Disease …
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 …
In 2013, there were 440 deaths from malaria and 193 from dengue, according to government statistics [AP] New Delhi, India-Hospitals in Delhi are struggling with an overload of dengue fever patients, as the capital tries to cope with the …
A public health alert for 150 dengue fever cases has been issued in Mombasa, Kenya. The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Joy Wanja Muraya spoke to Dr Andrew Githeko on the effective management of this disease …
The massive influx of illegal immigrants crossing into California and Texas during the summer months may have contributed to the presence of insects in America now. Although the dengue fever mosquitoes have only been …
PUNE: Two more patients succumbed to dengue fever induced complications in different hospitals in the city last week. Both victims — a 46-year-old man, resident of Wakdewadi, and another 83-year-old resident of Kirkatwadi, on Sinhagad …
As the Big Island combats against the dengue fever virus that has infected 27 individuals, as of Monday afternoon, a new campaign has been announced to cultivate community awareness. Individuals infected while on the Big Island have …
Last week, health officials announced that a New York man had contracted dengue fever – an infectious disease found predominantly in tropical climates – from a local mosquito, raising questions about the prevalence of the disease in the …
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, …