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By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Dengue fever on Big Island: 19 cases and counting

In a follow-up to the continuing coverage of the outbreak of autochthonous, or locally-acquired dengue fever on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported an additional four cases More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Fiji records 3,500 additional dengue cases in past week

There were more than 3,500 dengue fever cases diagnosed on Fiji during the past week, bringing the total for the outbreak to 18,969 cases, according to a Fiji Broadcasting Corporation report Friday. Photo/CDC-James More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Philippines reports 11,000 dengue cases through March 1

The number of dengue fever cases reported in the Philippines has decreased by more than half as compared to the same period in 2013, according to the Philippines Department of Health report. Image/CDC From January More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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Dengue fever cases in Fiji continues to rise, 4,600 cases reported

The dengue fever outbreak on the island of Fiji continues to grow with the latest numbers from the Ministry of Health reporting 4,600 cases, according to a Fiji Times report Saturday. Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC In addition, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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Fiji dengue outbreak grows amid concerns over circulating DENV 3 strain

The number of dengue fever cases reported in the Pacific island of Fiji has grown to 406 cases since the start of November last year, including 195 cases recorded since the New Year. According to a Fiji Times Online More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Saint Martin chikungunya case count up to 98 as outbreak in French Caribbean continues to climb

The number of cases of the mosquitoborne virus, chikungunya, continues a slow climb on the island of St. Martin and others in the French Caribbean. The number of chikungunya cases confirmed on St. Martin has increased More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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Dengue in the Americas: Nearly 2.3 million cases, 1,244 deaths

The number of cases of dengue fever in the Western Hemisphere doubled from 2012 to 2013, according to recent data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). North and South America mapImage/CIA The report More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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Martin County health officials lift dengue fever advisory

  The Florida Department of Health in Martin County today announced an end to the dengue fever advisory in the Rio and Jensen Beach areas. Health officials initiated the advisory in August, following confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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‘Locally-acquired’ dengue fever case reported in New York

The Health Commissioner of Suffolk County, New York has announced a confirmed dengue fever case in a Township of Babylon man, according to a Suffolk County press release Thursday. Commissioner James Tomarken said More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Texas dengue fever update: 25 cases in Cameron County

Last Friday, the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services issued a dengue advisory, which stated that there were 14 cases of the mosquito borne viral disease in the county. Photo/CDC-James Gathany In More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Florida: Martin County community survey reveals 22nd dengue fever case

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County has announced test results for the community survey on dengue fever, which was completed last month in the Rio and Jensen Beach area. Photo/CDC-James Gathany During More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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There was ‘most definitely’ a dengue fever outbreak in Houston in 2003: Baylor researcher

As was reported last week, there was a fascinating retrospective study published in the journal, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, where the Baylor College of Medicine research team led by Dr. Kristy Murray More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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New radio show, ‘Outbreak News This Week’ to premiere Saturday on the Tan Talk Network

The Global Dispatch is proud to announce its next media venture- a new, niche radio program geared toward news and information about infectious diseases. The show, Outbreak News This Week will feature the latest More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 10th, 2013
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Baylor researchers discover dengue virus in Houston: Study

A retrospective study analyzing blood samples in Houston, Texas reveals that the virus that causes dengue fever was locally acquired, according to researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Photo/CDC-James More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Jodi Sta. Maria wins battle over dengue, thanks fans for the prayers

After about a week of absence from the popular Philippines TV drama, Be Careful with my Heart, it is reported that the actress that plays Maya dela Rosa, Jodi Sta. Maria is back on the set after being hospitalized More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Florida releases Vibrio vulnificus informational video as state reports 27 cases

In light of all the publicity surrounding the Vibrio vulnificus cases and fatalities across the Sunshine State, the Florida Department of Health has released an informational video on the bacterium, which features More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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Florida: New case of dengue fever brings Martin County total to 21

The Florida Department of Health in Martin urges residents to continue to take precautions against mosquito borne illness. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Routine surveillance has confirmed one additional case of dengue More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Florida: Martin County sentinel chicken program reveals the presence of St. Louis encephalitis virus

In the same area of Martin County, Florida where they have reported at least 20 locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, health officials announced today that sentinel chickens has More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Martin County health officials complete dengue fever community survey, total cases remain unchanged

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County announced yesterday the completion of the dengue fever community survey conducted in the Rio and Jensen Beach, according to a health department press release. Aedes More...


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