Dengue’s dynamics have changed dramatically since the end of World War II. As someone who has been focusing on dengue for the past 45 years, I would like to give you an overview of where dengue’s been, and how it got to where it is today. Post-World War II to the 1960s It was back … Continued
It's time to put an end to the suffering caused by dengue.
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Turning dengue into numbers game, Break Dengue will collect accurate data to pinpoint the who, when and where of the disease.
From ideas to pilot projects to large-scale programs - Break Dengue will put potential solutions to the test. And the ones that work will go global.
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It’s time to put an end to dengue in Latin America too and our new collaboration with the Americas Health Foundation (AHF) will help us get our planned expansion into Latin America under way. The AHF’s mission is to advance public health in the Americas by working with strategic partners in developing health education, disease … Continued
“There are two problems in the dengue situation in Cambodia,” says Prof. Ngan Chantha, director of the National Dengue Control Program (NDCP) in Phnom Penh. “First, we only know of dengue cases reported by the main hospitals for children, so there is no data on cases in adults. Besides, there are many cases of dengue … Continued
Research published in mid-2013 shows that there could be five, not four, dengue serotypes. A dengue outbreak in Malaysia’s Sarawak province in 2007 was genetically distinct from the other four serotypes, according to research conducted by Nikos Vasilakis from the University of Texas. While this fifth serotype has only been linked to humans in this … Continued
Old or young, there’s plenty people can do to help stop the spread of dengue. But for a prevention campaign to be really effective, people need to have a full understanding of what to do, and why. download adobe acrobat 9 Singapore’s National Environment Agency put together a cartoon to tell children about dengue in … Continued