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Vaccinating Mosquitoes?

A team of researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, may have found a way to vaccinate mosquitoes for Dengue Fever and Malaria.

The Dengue virus and Malaria parasite enter into a mosquito once they have fed on an infected host. 356 more words

New Mosquito-Borne Virus Spreads in Latin America

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and infecting more than 1 million people. 1,021 more words


First Locally-Acquired Case Of Chikungunya Fever For Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Health officials in Broward County have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya Fever was documented in the county. 358 more words


Venezuela fighting high numbers of dengue, chikugunya and malaria

Venezuela is experiencing significant case reports this year for chikungunya, dengue and malaria, three mosquito-borne illnesses common in tropical and subtropical environments. As of reports this week, the country has seen 398 chikungunya cases, 45,745 dengue cases and 55,970 cases of malaria. 510 more words


3 New Cases Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Those pesky mosquitoes in South Florida are causing more problems. Health officials have issued a mosquito-borne disease alert for Miami-Dade County after confirming three more cases of locally acquired dengue fever. 161 more words