Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, according to official media reports. Local health authorities …
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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 were increasing globally, and …
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 …
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 deadly disease. …
The volunteers, who will get a mild version of dengue, are part of a study at Upstate Medical University's Center for Global Health that's aimed at stopping the spread of the potentially deadly disease. Infectious disease doctors have been …
HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. The number of admitted patients represents a 42-percent …
The first locally transmitted case of dengue fever reported in New York has been confirmed in Suffolk County, providing evidence that mosquitoes can spread the tropical affliction just about anywhere. "We were all surprised," said Dr. Scott …
Residents of Thailand – and especially those in Bangkok, neighbouring provinces and large southern cities – must stay alert to the danger of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases even beyond the rainy season, the Department …
MIAMI, Florida -- Miami-Dade County Health Department officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County for 2014. The individual was diagnosed with Dengue Fever based on symptoms …
(Newser) – Bad news for anyone planning to escape the cold weather in Hawaii: The Big Island has seen 10 confirmed cases of dengue fever recently, West Hawaii Today reports. Both residents and visitors have been afflicted, with …