Dengue Virus News Gathered from News-Medical.Net
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Hidden "super spreader" spaces associated with a predominance of asymptomatic cases of dengueMar 23, 2023 | 22:02 pm
For mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever, the abundance of the insects in places where people gather has long served as the main barometer for infection risk.
Mapping specialized receptors on mosquito nerve cells reveals why the insects are more attracted to some humansFeb 21, 2023 | 18:57 pm
In a bid to understand why mosquitoes may be more attracted to one human than another, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have mapped specialized receptors on the insects' nerve cells that are able to fine-tune their ability to detect particularly "welcoming" odors in human skin.
Rutgers researcher maps dengue fever hotspots in MexicoFeb 2, 2023 | 23:04 pm
As many as one in five dengue fever deaths in the Americas occur in Mexico, and the rate of the disease's severity has been increasing for decades, according to the World Health Organization.
Promoting the One Health approach could greatly improve human-animal health and environmental integrityJan 24, 2023 | 11:49 am
Researchers pursued contemporary evidence of how One Health approaches could improve health security at a global scale against unprecedented health hazards, such as the one posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Pakistan faces widespread outbreaks of infectious diseases amid unprecedented floodsSep 9, 2022 | 18:49 pm
Amid unprecedented floods which have affected 33 million people and damaged nearly 900 health facilities, Pakistan faces the risk of widespread outbreaks of diseases, including diarrhoea, dengue, malaria, polio and COVID-19.
Weather factors play a key role in determining the spread of dengue and other viral diseasesJul 22, 2022 | 16:05 pm
Rainfall, temperature and ocean-warming affect mosquito breeding and the viral diseases they spread - study.
Molecule in mosquito saliva can be a potential new target for halting deadly diseasesJun 9, 2022 | 01:57 am
A molecule in mosquito spit has been identified as a potential new target for vaccination against a range of diseases for which there is no protection or medicine.
World Malaria Day 2022: How the knockdown of P. falciparum RAP01 and RAP21 proteins could lead to novel antimalarial therapeuticsApr 25, 2022 | 13:08 pm
As part of World Malaria Day 2022, we interview Karine Le Roch PH.D., about her latest research into how novel antimalarial therapeutic strategies could be on the horizon, after identifying two proteins that are critical to the survival of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum.
Sri Lanka’s healthcare system heavily affected by the current economic crisisApr 22, 2022 | 18:58 pm
Sri Lanka's acute economic crisis has begun to tell on its health care system with critical medicines running out for want of hard currency to import supplies, experts say.
$1.4 million grant bolsters UC San Diego scientists' efforts to fight malaria spreadMar 30, 2022 | 21:56 pm
Scientists at the University of California San Diego are hard at work on new genetic technologies intended for use in curbing mosquito populations, fighting the spread of malaria and mitigating the hazards associated with the deployment of gene-editing systems in the wild.