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, …
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In Malaysia, the signs are ominous. The coming wet season is already shaping up as potentially the worst on record for dengue fever with regional governments stepping up efforts to limit the spread of the potentially …
Southeast Asia
Melinda visited Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta to observe the BMGF-funded cooperation between the university and John Hopkins University in addressing dengue fever. During the meeting with Melinda, …
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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 …
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Since August 2016, suspected dengue fever cases and deaths have been reported in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. From 5 August to 12 November 2016, a total of 1061 probable (Dengue Rapid …
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Dengue fever
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 …
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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 …
Dengue fever
More than 2000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease were confirmed in Australia last year, federal Health Department data shows. University of Sydney mosquito expert Cameron Webb said dengue fever cases …
Dengue fever
Dengue (pronounced DENgee) fever is a painful, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses. These viruses are related to the viruses that cause West Nile infection and …
Dengue fever
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