Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Plants are new weapon in fight against 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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines probing 14 deaths amid dengue vaccine furore

The Philippines is investigating if the deaths of 14 children had any link to a dengue vaccine whose use the government has suspended due to health concerns, officials said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One step closer to a DNA vaccine against dengue virus

In a new study, researchers inoculated mice with a new DNA vaccine candidate (pVAX1-D1ME) in order to evaluate its efficiency. They found that the vaccine candidate was able to induce persistent humoral and cellular immune ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists make dengue vaccine breakthrough

Dengue is one of the most widespread mosquito-borne viral diseases in the world, with WHO estimating that around half of the world's population are currently at risk. While infection usually causes flu-like symptoms, it can ...

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