A third of the world’s population is at risk of contracting Dengue Fever, a miserable virus that’s a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics. Now, for the first time ever, three countries have approved a promising new vaccine. To say …
The disease symptoms include high fever, joint pains, body weakness, nausea, …
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 …
According to the World Health Organization, over 40 percent of the population of the world is at risk of an epidemic of a mosquito-borne disease known as dengue fever. In the past 50 years, the annual number of cases has increased …
An outbreak of dengue fever in Mandera, northeastern Kenya, is spreading fast, with at least 5,000 people infected within weeks, due to limited health facilities, a shortage of medical personnel and poor sanitation, officials told IRIN. With only …
Dengvaxia was introduced to the Philippine market last year as the world’s first …
(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 …
Officials in Delhi are dealing with a rise in reports of Dengue Fever. NEW DELHI — Shakuntala, a 35-year-old domestic worker who uses only one name, watched, puzzled, as a city official poured water from a can placed outside her house …
Mukalla, Yemen - Abdullah, a middle-aged bus driver in Yemen's port city of Mukalla, goes home from work each day with a severe cough and sore eyes after being exposed to large amounts of sewage on the streets. "I have no other choice …
It was during the 1780 epidemic in Philadelphia when one of the founding fathers of US Benjamin Rush coined the term ‘break bone ever’ because of the crippling symptoms of dengue. For a disease that has no known cure till date, the …