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Brazil Records More Cases Of Dengue, Microcephaly Believed To Be Linked To Zika

Wall Street Journal: Brazil Confirms More Microcephaly Births, Dengue Cases Rise “Disease spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito continues to spread in Brazil, as the country reported higher numbers of cases of dengue and a further rise in suspected cases of a birth defect believed to be linked to the…

Thailand’s Number Of Dengue Cases So Far In 2016 More Than Double Over 2015

Bangkok Post: Dengue cases double from 2015 — health ministry “The number of people who contracted dengue fever so far in 2016 more than doubled from the last year, Health Ministry permanent secretary Sophon Mekthon said Monday. … He said 8,651 people were confirmed infected with the virus in the…

Health Experts Call For Action Against Dengue, Citing Sanofi Pasteur’s Vaccine

Business Insider: Another worrisome problem is afflicting many of the same places where Zika is spreading “…There’s a commercial vaccine that’s now available for dengue, but it still isn’t available to everyone who needs it. In December, the company developing it, global pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, got approval to distribute its…

Philippines Plans To Reach 1M Children With Widespread Dengue Immunization Campaign

Wall Street Journal: Sanofi’s Dengue Vaccine Made Widely Available for First Time “Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of France’s Sanofi SA, on Tuesday made the Philippines the first country where its vaccine for dengue fever will be widely available. … The vaccine, branded Dengvaxia, can be administered to people aged…

Argentina Facing Worst Dengue Outbreak In 7 Years

New York Times: Argentina Battles Major Outbreak of Dengue as Mosquito Population Swells “Argentina is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue in seven years as the population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which also transmit the Zika virus, expands in the subtropical northeast of the country. … There were nearly…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash includes an article on a new agreement between the Global Fund and 10 mosquito net suppliers to cut prices and an infographic describing the Global Fund’s Innovation Hub (1/19).

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