Latest Dengue fever News

Health officials tell US doctors to be alert for dengue as cases ramp up worldwide

Jun. 26, 2024 09:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday warned doctors to be alert for dengue cases as the tropical disease breaks international records. The virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, has been surging worldwide, helped by climate change. In barely six months, countries in the...

US health officials are warning doctors to be alert for dengue cases as the virus surges in other countries

Jun. 25, 2024 14:58 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — US health officials are warning doctors to be alert for dengue cases as the virus surges in other countries.

UN agency authorizes second vaccine against dengue amid outbreaks in the Americas

May. 15, 2024 07:08 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Wednesday authorized a second dengue vaccine, a move that could provide protection for millions worldwide against the mosquito-borne disease that has already sparked numerous outbreaks across the Americas this year. In...

Too much water, and not enough: Brazil's flooded south struggles to access basic goods

May. 08, 2024 00:36 AM EDT

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — The mayor of a major city in southern Brazil on Tuesday pleaded with residents to comply with his water rationing decree, given that some four-fifths of the population is without running water, a week after major flooding that has left at least 90 people dead and more...