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.
The world's sprawling megacities are providing perfect breeding grounds for the mosquito that spreads dengue fever, experts have warned, as new figures show that the number of deaths from the disease has risen dramatically.
In a two-week period, Thailand health officials reported an additional 4,000 dengue fever cases and eight deaths. According to the Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology, as of October 29, a total of 70146 cases were reported from 77 provinces.
Health authorities of the state of Chiapas, on the southernmost tip of Mexico, are reporting a large number of dengue fever cases, prompting a health alert in the area.
Lao heath authorities are assessing their response to dengue fever after more than 4,600 infections along with 14 deaths have been recorded in the country up to September 14 this year.
Robert Peckham and Ria Sinha say Hong Kong can draw on both its history of epidemics and the talent and technological expertise in the Pearl River Delta region to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.
An uncommon combination of triple diseases — dengue, chikungunya and scrub typhus — has shocked hospital doctors in Jaipur, with two cases reported in 11 days.