Brazil health officials are warning the public of a big increase in dengue fever in the country during the first month of 2019. Through February 2, there was an increase of 149 percent, from 21,992 to 54,777 probable cases of the disease.
The clinical outcomes associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) in the Americas have been well documented, but other aspects of the pandemic, such as attack rates and risk factors, are poorly understood.
In January of this year, 6,310 cases of dengue -210 per day were reported.
Researchers identified space-time clusters of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, to understand the dynamics and interaction between these simultaneously circulating arboviruses in a densely populated and heterogeneous city.
According to the Provincial Health Office (PHO), the number of dengue cases reported in the province totaled 7,777 in the entire province from Jan. 1 to Nov. 19. This is up from 4,653 cases during the same period last year.
Quoting the Epidemiology Unit, the report said that the highest number of dengue cases had been reported from the capital Colombo District with over 9,500 cases.
Driven by Earth Observations in Vietnam, D-MOSS (Dengue Mosquito Simulation from Satellites) is a dengue virus early warning system for Vietnam.
No drugs are currently available to treat Ebola, Dengue, or Zika viruses. Scientists have now identified key ways the three viruses hijack the body's cells, and they found at least one potential drug that can disrupt this process in human cells.
Cases more than triple in the capital driven by unplanned rapid urbanisation and poor healthcare.
This is the first locally transmitted dengue fever case reported in Florida this year.