Dengue


New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

A novel dengue vaccine could in fact prove to be pretty harmful in the end. Far from lessening the chances of the spread of the...

Sep 2 2016, 7:45am CDT

Zika Vaccine Can Also Prevent Dengue Virus

Zika Vaccine Can Also Prevent Dengue Virus

The scientists are closer than ever to having developed a Zika vaccine that is also effective against dengue virus....

Jun 24 2016, 3:15am CDT

Hawaii

250 Cases of Dengue Confirmed In Hawaii; Mayor Declares Emergency

Over 250 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed in Hawaii, and the Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi of Big Island declared a...

Feb 10 2016, 7:14am CST

Disease epidemics

Dengue, West Nile Virus, Chikungunya Infected Western Hemisphere; now it’s Zika Virus

Dengue was the main health threats of the Western Hemisphere in the early 1990s even though it sneaked into the region over dec...

Jan 14 2016, 2:40pm CST

Dengue fever vaccination

Dengue Outbreak: Brazil Approves Vaccine Dengvaxia by Sanofi SA

Following health reports that about 1.5 million people in Brazil have come down with dengue fever in 2015, the country has appr...

Dec 29 2015, 1:54am CST

First Dengue Fever Vaccine Approved for Use in Mexico

First Dengue Fever Vaccine Approved for Use in Mexico

Dengue fever affects around 400 million people each year and is endemic in more than 100 countries....

Dec 12 2015, 9:42am CST

Remarkable Use of Mobile Phone Records Predict Dengue Virus Outbreaks

Remarkable Use of Mobile Phone Records Predict Dengue Virus Outbreaks

Scientists can predict epidemics of mosquito-borne dengue virus using mobile phone records....

Sep 7 2015, 2:12pm CDT

Sex-Switching Mosquito Gene Could Help Fight Dengue Fever

Sex-Switching Mosquito Gene Could Help Fight Dengue Fever

A sex-determining gene in mosquitoes could actually help combat dengue fever. This is good news as far as human health prospect...

May 25 2015, 7:15am CDT