Asian tiger mosquitos, like the one seen above, can carry dengue fever and have been seen as far north as Chicago Photo by Roger De Marfé/iStockphoto/Thinkstock. In the autumn of 1885, people in Austin, Texas, began to feel sick. One …
The nation on Sunday lost ace filmmaker Yash Chopra to dengue. The epidemic has assumed worrying proportion with cases being reported from across the country. Dengue infection is caused by a virus. It occurs commonly as dengue …
(MORE: Dengue Fever Creeps Back Into the U.S., and Climate Change Isn ... Sanofi Pasteur chief medical and clinical officer for dengue, tells TIME. Faced with such challenges, scientists have searched for alternative ways of combating …
Dengue fever, a viral infection, which causes severe bone ache, flu-like symptoms and in rare cases can be fatal, spreads through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This type of mosquito proliferates in urban habitats in water collected in …
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 …
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 …
An outbreak of dengue fever since February has killed more than 100 people, inundated hospitals with patients and triggered school closures, reports Atish Patel. In India, many savour the moment when the skies turn grey and …
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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 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, chest …
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 relevant …