Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global burden of dengue is triple current estimates

The global burden of dengue infection is more than triple current estimates from the World Health Organization, according to a multinational study published today in the journal Nature.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People movement drives dengue virus transmission

(Medical Xpress)—To stop the transmission of dengue, a mosquito-borne virus that threatens some 4 billion people worldwide, it's crucial to focus on people movement, not just on the traditional mosquito control-and-prevention ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

West Nile virus: Be smart, don't panic

The current outbreak of West Nile virus may prove to be the worst since the disease was first recorded in New York 13 years ago, and it shows no indication of slowing down. As of the beginning of this month, the federal Centers ...

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