When female Aedes Aegypti mosquito sups on the blood of its human victims it too often deposits the virus that causes dengue, causing as many as 400 million infections per year worldwide. Severe forms of the painful, flu …
Dengue fever
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 …
When Japan identified its first local case of dengue in 70 years last month, it became the latest in a string of countries to battle the tropical fever. The most likely importers of the disease: international travelers. A type of …
“MY MOTHER is suspected of having dengue,” tweets a woman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “I think I have dengue. Hopefully I’m wrong!” tweets a man in São Paulo, 350 kilometres away. These short messages posted on …
Brazil
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 …
The dengue fever outbreak on Hawaii's Big Island continues to grow. The state Department of Health said Monday that the number of confirmed cases reached 139 people. That includes 122 Hawaii Island residents …
Dengue fever
HILO, Hawaii, February 9, 2016 (ENS) – Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi has declared a state of emergency over a dengue fever outbreak on the island of Hawaii, commonly called the Big Island. In a declaration issued …
Hawaii
Dengue fever is popping up in South Florida and health officials have issued mosquito-borne disease advisories. Several cases have been confirmed in Martin and St. Lucie counties in the past week along with another case …
“The number of people in Phuket contracting dengue is rising, and it’s serious,” Dr Bancha Khakong, Chief of the Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO), told The Phuket News yesterday (Feb 15). A total of 70 people in …
Dengue fever
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Florida health officials have confirmed the first case of locally acquired Dengue fever in Miami-Dade County. The infection is primarily spread through bites of infected mosquitoes. The person …
Florida