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Increased Temperatures May Play Role In Spread Of Dengue In India, Study Says

Scroll.in: Explained: How rising temperatures might be helping dengue to spread through India “Even as several parts of India are in the grip of severe dengue outbreaks, a team of researchers has found clues about why the mosquito-borne disease might be spreading through the country faster than before. The answer…

As Temperatures Rise In Africa, More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Thrive In New Places, Researchers Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Feature — Move over malaria: Mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa “…The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads debilitating and potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, thrives in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin, known as Anopheles, say researchers at Stanford University.…

Diarrhea, Malaria, Dengue Outbreaks Recorded In Flood-Hit Areas Of Bangladesh, Nepal

Reuters: Thousands hit by malaria, dengue as South Asia’s worst floods in a decade recede “Thousands of people are suffering from an outbreak of diarrhea, malaria, and dengue in Bangladesh and Nepal as the waters from the worst floods in a decade recede, officials and aid agencies said on Wednesday…”…

Health Technicians’ Outreach, Education Help Reduce Mosquito Breeding Areas In Honduras

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Tracking Mosquito Breeding Sites to Combat Zika in Honduras Beatrice M. Spadacini, senior communications adviser for USAID’s Bureau of Global Health, describes a program in Honduras that employs health technicians to go door to door to inspect people’s homes for potential mosquito breeding grounds. Spadacini…

More Than 100K Dengue Cases Overwhelm Some Sri Lankan Hospitals Amid Widespread Outbreak

NPR: Dengue Fever Cases Top 100,000 In Sri Lanka’s Outbreak “Sri Lanka celebrated its eradication of malaria last year. But now the country faces another mosquito-borne illness: dengue fever. … A dengue outbreak has left some Sri Lankan hospitals so full that they’re turning away patients, says Gerhard Tauscher, an…

Sri Lanka Hit With Worst-Ever Dengue Outbreak; Nearly 300 Dead, More Than 100K Cases

Al Jazeera: Worst-ever dengue outbreak kills up to 300 in Sri Lanka “The worst-ever outbreak of dengue fever has killed nearly 300 people in Sri Lanka, with aid agencies warning against further spread of the mosquito-borne viral disease…” (7/24). Reuters: Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limit…

Sanofi Remains Committed To Ensuring Vaccines Available To All People

New York Times: Letter to the editor: The Drug Maker Sanofi’s New Dengue Vaccine Kathleen Tregoning, executive vice president for external affairs at Sanofi “…Sanofi spent close to $1.5 billion and 20 years developing a new dengue vaccine for the world’s most at-risk populations. We develop lifesaving vaccines for many…

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