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By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Thailand dengue epidemic surpasses 80,000 cases

The dengue fever outbreak in the Kingdom of Thailand continues to skyrocket, already eclipsing the number of cases recorded in 2012.   Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/James Gathany According to a National More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Bangkok officials warn of dengue fever

Dengue fever is on the rise in the Thailand capital and the spread of the mosquito borne viral disease may be serious this year, warns the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), according to a National News More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 17th, 2013
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Thailand dengue count stands at 13,200 cases

In an update from a report from the end of February, Thailand health officials say more than 13,000 people have been infected with the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, as of last week, according to a More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Northern Kenya reports dengue fever outbreak, leishmaniasis cases being investigated

The  Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), the humanitarian news and analysis service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports an outbreak of dengue fever in More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
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Dengue epidemic in Southwest Brazil, Campo Grande in a ‘State of Emergency’

Health officials in the southwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul are battling a epidemic-like surge of dengue fever in which some 9,000 cases have been reported from the capital city  during the month More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 7th, 2013
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Queensland health officials report second group of dengue cases in a month in Cairns

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Health authorities in far north Queensland are investigating a new outbreak of dengue fever in the Cairns area. This is the second such outbreak in a month, according to a 7 News report today. To More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 29th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever update

In the latest update on the Madeira dengue fever outbreak, European health officials report an additional 53 cases since the last update, according to a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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CDC issues travel notice for Madeira Island, offers recommendations to prevent dengue fever

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Because of the dengue fever outbreak on Madeira Island, located some 600 miles from the European continent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising travelers to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever outbreak tops 2,000 cases

  Photo/CDC-James Gathany In what is the first sustained transmission of dengue fever on the European continent in nine decades, Portuguese health authorities report that the Madeira Island dengue outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Madeira dengue fever outbreak nearing 2,000 cases, health officials say its slowing

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira that began on Oct. 3 is still ongoing, albeit slowing, according to a Portuguese Ministry of Health release Dec.10. The number More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 9th, 2012
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Sri Lanka dengue fever outbreak nears 40,000 cases

Photo/CDC-James Gathany The number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka has increased some 11,000 cases compared to the same period in 2011, according to a Sri Lanka Sunday Times report Thursday. The Sri Lankan Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Costa Rica health officials warn the public after recent dengue fever surge

Health officials are advising the public to be on the alert for dengue fever after a recent surge in cases in Guanacaste during the past three weeks, according to a Inside Costa Rica report today. They say the areas More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 12th, 2012
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Madeira dengue outbreak skyrockets past 500 confirmed cases

In a follow-up to a story Nov. 1, the British Health Protection Agency (HPA) reports the dengue outbreak on the island of Madeira has grown substantially since it’s beginning approximately two months ago, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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Madeira dengue outbreak tops 60 confirmed cases

The dengue fever outbreak on the travel-spot of Madeira island off the coast of Portugal continues to increase as at least 10 additional cases of the viral, mosquito borne disease have been reported in the past More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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India reports spike in dengue fever since September

The number of dengue fever cases since September has surged in India producing approximately four times the number of cases this year compared to the same period in 2011. Image/CIA According to a report in The National, More...


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