dengue

Impact
“I woke up in the middle of the night as if my body was burning from inside," she said.
Impact
Dengue is transmitted primarily by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same mosquito that transmits West Nile virus, Zika and
Healthy Living
Villagers keep the guppies in barrels of water used for cleaning and cooking.
Healthy Living
Researchers aren't yet sure what effect co-infections could have on our body.
Healthy Living
The virus cannot be spread from person to person.
The World Post
[Warning messages on chikungunya and dengue that are frequently seen in India./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] When I asked
The World Post
[Broken pieces of idols become hotspots for mosquito breeding./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] Currently, New Delhi is battling
Tech
It is possible to track where a health threat is spreading by embracing crowd-sourced participatory surveillance for mass
Wellness
But, according to the WHO, the Olympics will "not significantly alter" the spread of Zika as it will be held during the winter months when the mosquito responsible for spreading the virus is less active:
Green
The controversial new technology was developed to stop the spread of Zika, but could it also help fragile bird populations?
Impact
During the last two centuries, vaccines have eradicated smallpox, reduced global child mortality rates, and prevented countless birth defects and lifelong disabilities, such as paralysis from polio.
DC
While Congress has all but ignored the White House administration's formal request for $1.9 billion in funding to control, prevent, and combat the Zika virus, the CDC and NHIAID have gone full speed ahead in its research to stop the virus.
Wellness
Choices about risk based on emotion as much as cold hard reason are not automatically wrong/dumb/irrational. In fact, they usually help protect us. What's the harm in being careful?