Viruses transmitted by mosquitoes cause dengue fever. Dengue is common in tropical and subtropical regions. When a mosquito bites a person infected with the virus, the virus enters the mosquito. When this mosquito carrying the virus …
Dengue fever
The dengue fever outbreak on the island of Fiji continues to grow with the latest numbers from the Ministry of Health reporting 4,600 cases, according to a Fiji Times report Saturday. In addition, they report that there may be another …
Fiji
A dengue fever vaccine developed by the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has been approved for use by Mexico, the first approval in the world for any vaccine for the disease, which afflicts tens of millions of people around the world and is …
Mexico
Four more people were diagnosed with dengue fever on Hawaii's Big Island today (Nov. 5), raising the number of locally transmitted cases to 19 people, according to the Hawaii State Department of Health. Health officials say these "locally …
Hawaii
The annual number of dengue fever cases in India is 282 times higher than officially reported, and the disease inflicts an economic burden on the country of at least US$1.11 billion each year in medical and other expenses, according to a …
India
Dengue fever disease apparently many also raises the myth among laymen who lack access to information and knowledge about it. For example, assuming that if the platelets are low then surely it is a dengue fever. In addition, …
Dengue fever
Meanwhile, Florida officials now report 115 cases of locally acquired Zika. In addition to the continuing spread of the Zika virus in the state, Florida is now contending with new cases of a tropical disease killer. There are now reports that a …
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 …
Americans
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
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