Tag archive for ‘Japanese encephalitis’
By Robert On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Japanese encephalitis reported in Hong Kong, Vietnam

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) is urging the public to take measures to avoid mosquito bites after a case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) was reported in mid-June. Image/CIA Laboratory test results More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 21st, 2014

Research points to understanding the RNA in Dengue may lead to a vaccine or cure

NEWS RELEASE Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Hong Kong confirms Japanese encephalitis in 5-year-old boy, investigation ongoing

A 5-year-old boy who developed fever and shortness of breath since October 25 has been confirmed positive for the viral disease, Japanese encephalitis (JE), according to the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Japanese encephalitis vaccine from China gets WHO stamp of approval

A Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine manufactured in China has be prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO) becoming the first Chinese-produced vaccine to receive this status. Ochlerotatus japonicusImage/CDC The More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Singapore scientists develop biochip, VereTrop, which can detect 13 tropical diseases from a single drop of blood

Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Veredus Laboratories, a leading supplier of innovative molecular diagnostic tools, announced the release of the “lab-on-chip” More...

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