A comparison study tested a number of mosquito repellent products available in the market to determine which type is the most effective mosquito repellent.
Scientist have created a genetically modified mosquitos that are resistant to Dengue virus.
While the World Health Organization has declared a public health emergency, the Zika virus has been reported to be sexually transmittable too.
Pregnant women who traveled recently to places infected by Zika are advised to undergo testing.
Even as new cases of the Zika virus have been reported in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America, the Brazilian government announces that it will fund medical research for a new vaccine.
Local health officials in Hawaii confirmed 182 reported cases of dengue fever- the state’s largest dengue outbreak since World War II.
Newly-developed dengue vaccine by French drug firm Sanofi Pasteur (Sanofi SA’s vaccine division) receives a green light from Brazilian authorities following earlier regulatory approvals by Philippines and Mexico.
More than 20,000 school children have been reportedly affected by dengue. Children aged between 7 and 17 have accounted for 18% of 113,500 dengue cases in Malaysia as of 1st December, revealed the deputy education minister P. Kamalanathan
The health ministry announced that the first vaccine for dengue fever has been approved in Mexico
Brazilian officials confirm after a test that mosquitos can infect mothers with Zika virus, leading to microcephaly in newborns.
Around ten thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Rio, Brazil, who will combat dengue by curbing the spread of the tropical viral sickness, biologists said Thursday.
Researchers plan on releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes that are protected against the dengue virus in Vietnam.