A YOUNG housewife was not bothered about mosquitoes until she came down with dengue fever about four years ago. It started as a mild headache before morphing into a burning fever.There was a rash of tiny red spots over her arms, …
Researchers have developed a novel test to detect dengue fever. Credit: Fraunhofer IZI Tiger mosquitoes are indigenous to Africa and Asia. However, they are increasingly being found around the Mediterranean and are bringing the dengue
LAHORE, Pakistan—Could smartphones help increase the accountability of government workers and stamp out outbreaks of dengue fever? That’s the hope behind an innovative program developed by the state of Punjab in response to a …
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 …
Mathematics is often implemented in healthcare and medical research. From health management to the bio-pharmaceutical fields, math modeling can be used to predict the spread of diseases, how to prevent epidemics and so …
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 …
Brazil has registered nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever this year with nine states experiencing an epidemic, the health ministry has announced. At 368 cases per 100,000 residents it amounts to an …
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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 …
The number and severity of dengue infections has been escalating since the Second World War, culminating in a 30-fold increase between 1960 and 2010. It is now 20 times more common than the flu. Because of global warming, decreased …