It seems the Philippines and the fight against dengue fever are inextricably intertwined. It was here, in 1954, where the first epidemic of severe dengue was reported and laboratory-confirmed. More than half a century later, in April this …
HANOI - Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi has a bad case of dengue fever with some 5,300 cases reported so far this year, of which 1,100 cases were recorded last week alone, Vietnam media reported, citing the city's health department. The …
ISLAMABAD: With the number of dengue fever patients rising in Peshawar those who can afford or have relatives have started to shift to Islamabad for better healthcare facilities. A 27 year old expectant mother Raeesa, was admitted to …
A common bacterium that infects mosquitoes is showing promise as a way to control the spread of dengue fever. Transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, dengue fever kills around 12,500 people a year. Unlike for malaria, bed …
JEDDAH: The Jeddah municipality has implemented five measures to curb the increasing numbers of dengue fever. The municipality instructed its directorates and agencies to follow the measures and called for collective efforts between the …
Ten dengue fever cases have been reported from across the country so far this year. These cases were reported from Sarlahi, Jhapa, Kaski, Gorkha, Kapilbastu, Dang, Aachham, Bara, Dhading and Chitwan districts. Dengue cases …
The Public Health Ministry has announced it will push for the establishment of a dengue fever "war room" in all provinces. The move follows a dengue fever pandemic that has claimed over 50 lives this year alone. As of June 11, 43,609 Thais …
Dengue fever is not to be taken lightly, but compared to malaria, it is a far less deadly mosquito-transmitted disease. Unfortunately, the illnesses tend to share very similar starting symptoms, causing frequent misdiagnoses in areas …
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 infected with the virus has …
Lassa fever in Togo and Dengue fever in Burkina Faso. In Nigeria, ALIMA has been working in the northeast in Borno State since July 2016, where our teams were the first to provide medical and ambulatory nutritional care to internally …