Scientists engineer dengue-resistant mosquitoes to stop them passing it on to people
There is hope in the horizon that malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases could soon be wiped out.
Scientists near ‘cure’ for malaria, dengue, Zika, others
Mosquito-Borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis and Zika may soon become history, as scientists have developed a technique that sterilises male mosquitoes....
India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women
India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.
Zika virus outbreak affects 72 people in India
Zika virus outbreak in India is turning out to be worse in 2018, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, a senior health official said on Tuesday.
Containing disease outbreaks in Nigeria through continuous surveillance, research
Four years after the first Ebola case was reported in Nigeria on July 20, 2014, several researches are ongoing to discover cure as well as prevent further infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics in Africa. Nigeria has been charged to strengthen efforts to avert emerging or reemerging pathogens of Lassa fever, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), Ebola…
Zika virus resurfaces in Singapore – Environment agency warns
The National Environment Agency’s (NEA) on Wednesday warned that the Zika virus has resurfaced in Singapore.
Kissing unlikely to pass on Zika virus
Kissing is unlikely to pass on the Zika virus, which is harmless for most people but can cause severe brain damage in unborn children, a study with monkeys showed Monday.
‘Mosquito-borne pandemic could wipe out 10m people’
A deadly mosquito-borne pandemic poses a greater threat to humankind than global war, billionaire Bill Gates warns.