Posts Tagged Aedes Aegypti

Dengue on the rise: How to protect your family against dengue virus

Robie de Guzman   •   July 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday declared a national alert due to spiking dengue cases in several regions. READ: DOH declares dengue alert in several regions...

Chilean authorities find Zika mosquito for first time in decades

admin   •   April 20, 2016

Health authorities in Chile have for the first time in decades found a specimen of the mosquito species responsible for spreading the Zika virus and say more are likely to...

U.S. officials warn Zika ‘scarier’ than initially thought

admin   •   April 12, 2016

Top health officials expressed heightened concern on Monday about the threat posed to the United States by the Zika virus, saying the mosquito that spreads it is now present in...

Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

admin   •   April 11, 2016

Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, that attacks the brain and spinal...

U.S. scientists develop mouse model to test Zika vaccines, drugs

admin   •   March 29, 2016

U.S. scientists have identified a genetically modified strain of mice that develop Zika, an important tool needed for testing vaccines and medicines to treat the virus that is rapidly spreading...

Mosquitoes’ rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

admin   •   March 14, 2016

As the world focuses on Zika’s rapid advance in the Americas, experts warn the virus that originated in Africa is just one of a growing number of continent-jumping diseases carried...

New range of serious fetal abnormalities linked to Zika: study

admin   •   March 7, 2016

Fetuses in 29 percent of pregnant women with Zika virus infection were found to have a range of severe abnormalities, according to preliminary results from a small study that raised...

Zika virus tied to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says

admin   •   February 2, 2016

The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N....

 Kaso ng dengue sa Iloilo City, tumaas ng mahigit 300% – DOH

admin   •   March 20, 2013

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Muling pinaalalahanan ng Department of Health (DOH) ang publiko na panatilihing malinis ang kapaligiran lalo na ang mga lugar na posibleng pamugaran ng mga lamok. Kasunod ito...

Kaso ng Dengue, Umakyat na sa Mahigit 132,000 Ngayong Taon – DOH

admin   •   November 9, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Umakyat na sa mahigit 130-libo ang bilang ng mga nabiktima ng dengue sa bansa. Ayon sa Department of Health (DOH), 700 sa mga ito ang namatay na mula...


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