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Sanofi dengue vaccine shows promise against 3 out of 4 viruses
Fri, Jul 11 2014. 10 34 AM

Sanofi dengue vaccine shows promise against 3 out of 4 viruses

In a clinical trial involving over 10,000 children in Southeast Asia, the vaccine reduced the infection risk by 56.5%
World Cup may be last tournament for dengue mosquitoes
Tue, Jul 01 2014. 12 13 PM

World Cup may be last tournament for dengue mosquitoes

Brazil is developing genetically modified mosquitoes that self-destruct before doing any damage before it hosts 2016 Summer Olympics
WHO join hands with Mumbai dabbawalas to campaign World Health Day theme
Wed, Apr 02 2014. 09 39 PM

WHO join hands with Mumbai dabbawalas to campaign World Health Day theme

Mumbai dabbawalas will carry a specially created tag with messages on how to prevent and control vector-borne diseases
Old whine, new battle
Thu, Dec 12 2013. 06 21 PM

Old whine, new battle

The discovery and disruption of a sensor that allows mosquitoes to home in on human odours holds great promise
A 101 guide on the mosquito menace
Mon, Sep 23 2013. 07 44 PM

A 101 guide on the mosquito menace

While the symptoms of malaria, dengue and chikungunya may be similar, the treatment for each differs. But the first step is to get diagnosed correctly
Dengue cases near 1000 mark, five deaths so far
Fri, Sep 20 2013. 09 49 PM

Dengue cases near 1000 mark, five deaths so far

912 people have tested positive for dengue, an increase of over 95% in 5 days
Singapore breaks into homes to stem dengue fever: Southeast Asia
Wed, May 08 2013. 09 26 PM

Singapore breaks into homes to stem dengue fever: Southeast Asia

Dengue infections may rise to 23,000 this year, exceeding the record 14,000 in 2005, says director of Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s communicable disease center
Experts triple estimate of world dengue fever infections
Mon, Apr 08 2013. 10 49 PM

Experts triple estimate of world dengue fever infections

Cases put at 390 million a year vs WHO figure of 50-100 million; urbanization, globalization help spread disease
The disease of globalization
Thu, Nov 15 2012. 03 56 PM

The disease of globalization

Encouraged by air travel and urban breeding grounds, a virus borne by the tiger mosquito is evolving in deadly fashion
Yash Chopra’s death is an urban tragedy in India
Thu, Oct 25 2012. 07 03 PM

Yash Chopra’s death is an urban tragedy in India

Yash Chopra’s death from dengue illustrates the fault-lines of urban and public health planning in India

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