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Latest Dengue outbreak in Singapore Stories

2005-07-07 14:32:22

Waltham, MA "“ A new study of the disease burden of dengue fever in Malaysia strengthens the case for development of a vaccine against the mosquito-borne illness. Despite the nation's efforts at treatment and control, 10,000 cases are reported each year at a l cost of almost $13 million, slightly less than half for vector control and the rest for treating hospitalized patients with dengue fever, an often painful and sometimes fatal virus. These costs are equivalent to 940,000 lost...