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Delhi Records Only 489 Dengue Cases this Year, No Deaths

The national capital has registered only 489 dengue cases so far this year with no deaths from the mosquito-borne tropical disease. Sharing the figure, the...

Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases May Increase With Climate Change

By Asher Jones More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New...

Zika Virus Infection Increases Risk Of Dengue

Researchers have found that the zika virus infection can enhance the risk of severe dengue disease. The study, published in the journal Science, has important...

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes To Be Released By Florida

Sometime next year, genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the Florida Keys in an effort to combat persistent insect-borne diseases such as Dengue...

Here are Some Measures to Keep You Safe this Monsoon

The onset of monsoons brings much relief, but with rain showers comes the risk of infections and ill-health. The risk of being exposed to...

Skin Cream Used To Treat Warts, Skin Cancer May Help in Fighting Against Dengue, Zika Viruses

A skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer could help protect people against viral diseases such as Zika and dengue, according to...

Philippines Bans World’s First Dengue Vaccine

The Philippines stood firm Tuesday on its ban on the world's first dengue vaccine while declaring a nationwide epidemic from the mosquito-borne disease that...

Dengue Outbreak Breaks Record in Bangladesh, Hospitals Struggle to Find Space for Patients

In one of the worst outbreak of dengue in Bangladesh, over 1,000 people, majority of them children, have been diagnosed with the disease in...

15 Dead, Over 15,000 Infected by Dengue in Sri Lanka

Fifteen people have died and over 15,000 infected by dengue across Sri Lanka in the first four months of this year, the Epidemiology Unit...

1bn People Could be Exposed to Dengue, Zika by 2080

Global warming could expose as many as a billion people to mosquito-borne diseases including dengue and Zika by 2080, says a new study that...

20 Genes That Can Predict Severity of Dengue Identified

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have identified 20 genes that can predict an individual's likelihood of developing a severe form of dengue fever with about 80...

Delhi Sees More Number of Dengue Cases This Winter Than The Last One

A new municipal report suggests that dengue cases have increased in the months of November and December this year compared to 2017. According to the...

Dengue Vaccine Should Not Be Used Widely: UN Health Agency

The World Health Organization says the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way," meaning that the shot...

Dengue fever may increase risk of stroke: Study

Dengue fever can increase the risk of stroke Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease The research was started in around 2012 People with dengue fever...

Delhi records 3,829 cases of dengue, 502 of chikungunya till date

New Delhi, November 7, 2017 :  Delhi has so far recorded 3,829 cases of dengue and 502 cases of chikungunya, according to civic agencies on...

You May Soon Be Able to Prevent Chikungunya With Vaccines! IIT-Roorkee Researchers Discover Drug to Fight the Disease

Roorkee, October 9, 2017 : Dengue and Chikungunya are known to strike fear in the country every year, so much so that the health graph...

Central government hospitals in India to reserve beds for Dengue, Chikungunya

NEW DELHI, Sept 16, 2016: The central government has agreed to reserve 10 percent of the beds in its hospitals for treatment of dengue...

Company combating Zika virus attracts praise

Mexico city: Oxitec, British biotechnology company which breeds genetically modified(GM) insects to combat the spread of diseases such as dengue and the Zika virus,...

Dengue mosquitoes breed more on water near flowers

New York: New research has found that the eggs of mosquitoes who are known to transfer diseases such as dengue, malaria, yellow fever and...

Dengue stings Delhi as govt sleeps under opaque mosquito net

"One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic." ~Joseph Stalin As Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas awaits a personal call from Indian Prime Minister...

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