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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Singapore reports sharp rise in dengue fever, issues advisory

A sharp rise in dengue fever cases during the past week in Singapore has prompted health officials to issue an advisory earlier this week. The National Environmental Agency (NEA) reported nearly 900 cases of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Malaysia dengue count continues to climb

The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia jumped another 4,000 from the June 7 total of 38,000 to hit 42,000 on June 21, according to an AFP report Tuesday. In the same two-week period, seven more fatalities More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Dengue fever cases still high in Malaysia, Singapore

The number of dengue fever cases in these two south east Asian countries continue to increase at a considerable pace, according to the latest stats from Malaysia and Singapore. A female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/CDC Malaysia More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Singapore: Dengue cases top 1,000 in 2014 in first two weeks

The record-setting dengue fever epidemic that struck the city-state of Singapore in 2013 is continuing full speed ahead so far in 2014, according to the latest numbers from the National Environmental Agency (NEA) 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 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 Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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‘The Silent War’ episode 3 released on YouTube

The third video in the eight-part video series, “The Silent War” has been released on the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore You Tube page yesterday. The third episode, titled More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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Singapore: Seventh dengue fatality reported, dengue fever cases top 20,000 cases

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) reported today that they were notified of the seventh fatality due to dengue fever this year, according to a press release Nov. 20. Image/CIA The patient More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Singapore launches dengue web series, ‘The Silent War’ as outbreak nears 20,000 cases

The Singapore Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) has released the first two videos on the web series, “The Silent War” on their You Tube page this week, which documents the behind More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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Singapore dengue cases continue to climb, sixth fatality reported

The number of dengue fever cases continue to be reported on the island-state of Singapore as health authorities have reported nearly 1,500 new cases since Sept. 15, according to data from the National Environmental More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Singapore reports fourth locally-acquired dengue fever death

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) report today the fourth locally-acquired fatality due to dengue fever, according to a MOH news release.   Image/CIA According More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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Singapore dengue outbreak tops 12,000 cases

With the number of dengue fever cases at 12,308, as of July 7, Singapore is experiencing its largest epidemic of the mosquito borne viral disease in eight years. To date, there has been three deaths due to locally More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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Singapore reports third dengue fever death as total cases continue to rise

An 86-year-old  Singaporean Chinese male is the third dengue fever related fatality in the city-state this year, according to the Singaporean Ministry of Health. According to health authorities, the case is as More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Second dengue fever fatality reported in Singapore

With the number of dengue fever cases in Singapore well above 9,000 at last count, health authorities there are reporting the second death from the mosquito borne virus in the city-state. Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC Health 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...


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