Science meets art at ISNTD Fest

Innovative approaches to communicating scientific information were in the spotlight at this year’s ISNTD Fest in London. Hosted at the Wellcome Trust by the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD), long-standing partners of Break Dengue, it was an opportunity to bring together an eclectic and diverse group of researchers, artists, data experts, and musicians.

Surge in dengue fever publications

According to an analysis of PubMed, performed by Break Dengue, just five search results were returned for ‘dengue fever’ in the year 1960.

Uncovering the hidden economic cost of dengue

Estimating the economic cost of dengue has never been easy. After all, in addition to the cost borne by public healthcare systems, there’s also families’ economic loss to consider.