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 …
Tiger mosquitoes are indigenous to Africa and Asia. However, they are increasingly being found around the Mediterranean and are bringing the dengue virus with them. Up to now, there’s been no sure-fire antibody test for detecting this virus. …
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 …
Federal health officials are investigating an outbreak of dengue fever in Hawaii after more than 100 people have become infected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned travelers to protect themselves from mosquito bites …
Are you ready for the cold dark days that come with Daylight Saving Time? Prepare for winter skin before turning your …
Paris (AFP) - Dengue fever, the world's fastest growing mosquito-borne disease, has spread its wings and morphed from a tropical disease endemic in just nine countries to worldwide threat. Globalisation, urbanisation, climate change and …
In the fight against disease-bearing mosquitoes, residents in the Brazilian city of Piracicaba have a new ally: mosquitoes. A biotech company has released into the wild an army of genetically modified male mosquitoes that will never see their …
(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 …