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By The Dispatch On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Universal Zika Vaccine is the Next Step Forward

Recent studies have shown that Zika virus can be treated on vaccinating the individuals against any single strain. Any of the existing strains can be attended to which in turn is bound to offer complete protection More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Thailand dengue cases up an additional 5,000, Actor Por Sahawong in coma

The dengue fever outbreak in Thailand has grown by another 5,000 cases during the past week, according to the Thai Bureau of Epidemiology’s (BOE) latest data. Through November 8, health officials put the case More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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Singapore reports 22,318 dengue fever cases in 2013, easily surpassing the 2005 epidemic

The Asian city-state and island country of Singapore recorded record numbers of the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever in 2013, smashing the numbers of their previous worst epidemic recorded in 2005, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Thailand dengue fever epidemic nears 140,000 cases

The Thailand Public Health Ministry reports that nearly 140,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported in the kingdom so far this year, according to a Bangkok Post report. Image/CIA The report goes on to say that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Florida dengue cases continue to rise, 18 cases now confirmed

In a follow up to the dengue fever situation on Florida’s Treasure Coast, Martin County health officials say the case total now stands at 18. This is up from 15 reported last week. Aedes mosquito Image/CDC According More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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South China reports 63 dengue fever cases

In a not-so-common occurence, Chinese health authorities are reporting a dengue fever outbreak in Zhongshan City, in south China’s Guangdong province. According to a Xinhua report, there has been at least More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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PAHO issues a dengue fever epidemic alert for Central America as rainy season begins

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has issued a dengue fever epidemic alert for  the member states  of Central America and Dominican Republic Subregion, which include Mexico More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Singapore sets record last week with all-time high number of dengue cases

The dengue fever outbreak in Singapore has set an all-time high for a week as the National Environmental Agency (NEA)reported 746 cases for the week of May 26 to June 1, according to the NEA website. Last week’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 13th, 2013
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Singapore experiencing dengue epidemic in the thousands, being compared to 2005 epidemic

The island city-state of Singapore is in a real battle with mosquito borne diseases in 2013, in fact,  the total number of dengue cases to date this year is already 28% more than the total number of cases for More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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Angola reports first ever dengue epidemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting an epidemic of dengue fever in the south African nation of Angola, according to a Terra Daily report. WHO country representative Hernando Agudelo Ospina said the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Fiji officials vigilant as Solomon Islands dengue cases rise

As the total number of cases of dengue fever continue to rise on the Solomon Islands, officials in Fiji say they are  vigilant in its prevention and surveillance of the mosquito borne viral disease, according More...


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