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, …
Here's an FAQ on what you MUST know about Dengue fever Following a surge in the number of dengue cases in Delhi, the government has launched a 24-hour helpline -- 011-23307145 -- that will function round the clock to provide all …
Leah Katzelnick was all set for a career as an anthropologist until she contracted dengue fever. She was in hospital for a week with severe symptoms. It changed her life. She is now working on a new perspective on dengue fever which …
Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are awaiting approval from the federal government to begin releasing hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes to stop the spread of dengue fever. The experiment will be the first of …
Brazil has registered nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever this year with nine states experiencing an epidemic, the health ministry has announced. At 368 cases per 100,000 residents it amounts to an …
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The number and severity of dengue infections has been escalating since the Second World War, culminating in a 30-fold increase between 1960 and 2010. It is now 20 times more common than the flu. Because of global warming, decreased …
Mathematics is often implemented in healthcare and medical research. From health management to the bio-pharmaceutical fields, math modeling can be used to predict the spread of diseases, how to prevent epidemics and so …
LAHORE, Pakistan—Could smartphones help increase the accountability of government workers and stamp out outbreaks of dengue fever? That’s the hope behind an innovative program developed by the state of Punjab in response to a …
New research may help scientists develop treatments for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing viruses. The new study explains how flaviviruses produce a unique RNA …
Mexico has approved the use of the world's first vaccine against dengue fever, the health ministry announced. The deadliest form of the mosquito-borne disease kills 22,000 people per year, according to the World Health Organisation. …
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