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By Robert On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Malaysia reports nearly 300 dengue fever cases today, total cases near 50,000 for 2014

The dengue fever epidemic in Malaysia continues chugging along as 292 cases of the mosquito borne virus were reported on July 18, including 125 cases reported in Selangor alone, according to the Malaysian Health More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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 On Sunday, July 7th, 2013

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 On Monday, June 24th, 2013

Angola dengue fever outbreak claims 10 lives since March

The dengue fever outbreak in the Luanda Province of Angola continues to grow according to a Xinhua report today. The latest numbers from the southern African nation shows that since March there has been at least More...

By Robert 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 On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Dengue fever incidence has increased 30-fold during the past half century:WHO

While certain neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have decreased dramatically over the years, guinea worm disease and African sleeping sickness are two examples), the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever has More...

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