Latest Dengue outbreak in Singapore Stories

2009-07-08 13:40:00

Experts say more than half of the states in the US now have mosquitoes that are known to spread dengue fever.

2009-03-19 14:30:00

Massive urbanization expansions and a wildly uncontrolled global mosquito population are driving an increased rate of infection and death, according to an expert from the World Heath Organization (WHO).

2008-11-04 15:00:20

U.S. entomologists say they've determined smaller mosquitoes are more likely to be infected with viruses causing human diseases than are larger mosquitoes.

2008-10-14 00:00:40

By Anand Bodh Mohali: It seems that the government woke up only after a relative of a minister was down with dengue.

2008-09-16 15:00:37

By TIFFANY, Martin Dengue fever is on the rise in Fiji with 26 new cases reported at the Sigatoka and Lautoka hospitals recently. (c) 2008 Waikato Times. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-07 12:00:19

Text of report by privately-owned owned national daily newspaper Fiji Sun website on 7 September The Ministry of Health has not received any reports of dengue fever cases from the Northern and Eastern divisions.

2008-07-16 15:01:08

A patient with dengue virus was receiving treatment at an Islamabad, Pakistan, hospital, officials have confirmed.

2006-12-19 06:00:00

Without mosquitoes, epidemics of dengue fever and malaria could not plague this planet. Eliminating the pests appears impossible. But scientists are attempting to re-engineer them so they cannot carry disease.

2006-01-18 12:09:44

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - An outbreak of dengue fever in Brazil's tourist mecca of Rio de Janeiro has prompted the authorities to step up prevention measures, fearing a repeat of a 2002 epidemic that killed more than 100 people, officials said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.