The Health Ministry reported that 3,298 people were infected with dengue fever in January this year and 50 of them died because of it. (Shutterstock/File) Indonesia is one of the countries that serves as a habitat for dengue-carrying …
MIAMI, Florida -- Miami-Dade County Health Department officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County for 2014. The individual was diagnosed with Dengue Fever based on symptoms …
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 …
If mosquitoes are responsible for spreading an infectious disease, you have to find a way to control them. But because the insects are such prolific breeders, killing them is a never-ending task. Unless you can use genetics to sabotage the …
For the first time in two weeks, health officials have identified a new case of dengue fever on Hawaii Island. The case brings the total number who people sickened in the outbreak to 261. The case is potentially infectious to mosquitoes. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Officials in New Delhi, India's most populated city, say it is experiencing "the worst outbreak [of dengue fever] in the last five years." According to the BBC, the city has seen over 1,800 cases, including five deaths. Delhi's director of the …
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. …