The Los Alamos National Lab has worked with Descartes Labs to come up with systems for analyzing on-the-ground conditions in Brazil to forecast dengue.
Scientists have discovered a way to create disease fighting proteins from tobacco plants which could lead to the development of a vaccine for Dengue Fever.
Blood-feeding experiments with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes showed that people with asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic dengue virus infections are capable of infecting mosquitoes.
In the week to April 23, there were 428 probable and confirmed malaria cases reported, compared to fewer than 100 in all of 2017.
In India, there has been an accelerated spread of dengue and chikungunya, both transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, which is particularly well adapted to urbanized areas.
In 2017, Sri Lanka saw a total of 184,442 dengue cases, a total over three times higher than 2016.
A multi-centric cross-sectional study spanning five different geographical regions, has been initiated to estimate the seroprevalence of dengue virus infection in the country.
Samoa health officials are reporting an outbreak of dengue fever with a cumulative total of 1,522 clinical and confirmed cases with 339 hospital admissions since October.
There have been almost 125,000 dengue cases in Vietnam this year, a more than 40 percent increase over the same period in 2016.
The unit will respond when a dengue fever case is reported from any part of the province.