All posts tagged "dengue"
European regulator recommends Sanofi’s dengue vaccine
Approval is expected in December
- Posted October 19, 2018
Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit holds 1st annual symposium
41,000 cases, 7 deaths, 72 cases of Guillain-Barré and 50 births with congenital malformations have been attributed to Zika
- Posted August 10, 2018
Number of Zika, dengue and chikungunya cases drop in Brazil
SAO PAULO — The number of cases of Zika, dengue and chikungunya reported in Brazil during the first 6 ½ weeks of the year is nearly 90 percent less than in the same period in 2016, the...
- Posted March 15, 2017
Philippines Launches World’s First Mass Dengue Vaccination
Seeks to administer to a million schoolchildren the first licensed vaccine
- Posted April 4, 2016
Study: 1st Evidence that Zika May Cause Temporary Paralysis
Researchers Analyzed Blood Samples from 42 Diagnosed with Guillain-Barre During 2013-14 Outbreak in South Pacific
- Posted March 1, 2016
Hawaii Declares Emergency over Mosquito-Borne Illnesses
HONOLULU – Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus. The state has been in the midst of a dengue fever outbreak on Hawaii’s...
- Posted February 12, 2016
Haiti Reports its First Cases of Mosquito-borne Zika Virus
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti is reporting its first cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is rapidly spreading in the Americas and is suspected of causing over 3,500 birth defects in Brazil. Public Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume...
- Posted January 15, 2016
Three Deaths as Influenza Cases Continue to Rise
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico epidemiologist Brenda Rivera García said Thursday 249 cases of influenza and 18 related hospitalizations were reported across the island for week 50 (Dec. 13 to 19) of 2015. The first three deaths...
- Posted December 24, 2015