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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
At least one dengue vaccine could be licensed within the next 4 years, as manufacturers are speeding up the development process for multiple dengue vaccine candidates in collaboration with health authorities and developing countries to expedite the necessary testing, clinical trial design, and licensure, a team of leading scientists said.
Despite clean water and improved public services, water-related diseases continues to spread in cities around the world.
HUDDINGE, Sweden, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights of the Collaboration: - Collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.
There is a new player in the fight against dengue fever in Malaysia, 6,000 of them actually.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) to support their dengue fever vaccine research.
While many people who become infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus do not show signs or develop symptoms, a new study suggests it may actually happen more than has been realized.
An estimated 5 percent of the Key West, Fla., population â€“ over 1,000 people â€“ showed evidence of recent exposure to dengue virus in 2009.
Some of the human immune system's defenses against the virus that causes dengue fever actually help the virus to infect more cells, according to new research published May 6 in the journal Science.
SEOUL, March 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PDVI (Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative), a program of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announces today the launch of http://www.denguewatch.org, a news hub for tracking dengue fever epidemics worldwide.
Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), caused by the dengue virus, is among the spectrum of acute febrile tropical disease and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Occurring mainly in the tropics it can be life threatening and is caused by four closely related virus stereotypes of the genus Flavivirus. It was identified and named in 1779. It has a nickname of "breakbone fever" due to it causing sever generalized bodyache. It tends to be more prevalent in the urban districts of its range...
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