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News Outlets Report On Potential Public Health Impacts Of El Niño

Agence France-Presse: El Niño could spark large-scale dengue fever epidemic “The weather phenomenon known as El Niño could lead to an epidemic of dengue fever cases in southeast Asia, international researchers said Monday. … Researchers analyzed 18 years of monthly dengue surveillance reports across southeast Asia, according to the study…

Taiwan, Dhaka Record Highest Numbers Of Dengue Cases In Years, Xinhua Reports

Xinhua News: Taiwan dengue fever cases top 20,000 “Taiwan has seen 20,241 dengue fever cases since May, in the worst outbreak of the disease in 17 years, although it is now moderating, the island’s disease control center reported on Sunday…” (10/4). Xinhua News: Dengue hits Dhaka hard, number of cases…

BBC News Examines Delhi’s Efforts To Address Worst Dengue Outbreak In Years

BBC News: Dealing with dengue: Lessons from the fever crippling Delhi “…Delhi is in the grip of its worst outbreak of dengue in years. According to the official figures, 25,000 people have been infected in India this year. The real figure is believed to be hundreds of times higher…” (Rowlatt,…

India’s Dengue Case Numbers Could Be Much Higher, Study Says

The Lancet: Dengue surveillance poor in India “…An October, 2014, study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene by researchers at the Brandeis University, MA, USA, showed that the annual number of dengue fever cases in India could be 282-times higher than the number officially reported, and ‘the…

Taiwan Records 42 Dengue Deaths So Far This Year, Double 2014 Total

Agence France-Presse: Taiwan suffers deadliest ever dengue outbreak “Taiwan is suffering its deadliest ever outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever with a record high of 42 deaths, authorities said Thursday, double the number that died in 2014. … The total number of cases for 2015 has already hit 15,282, the Center…

Dominican Republic Health Ministry Warns Of Rise In Dengue Cases

Associated Press/Washington Post: Dominican Republic issues alert amid rise in dengue cases “Health officials in the Dominican Republic have issued an alert as the number of dengue cases and deaths continue to rise in the Caribbean country. The Ministry of Health says there have been 57 deaths so far this…

Blog Post Provides Roundup Of Recent Global Health Research News

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Research Roundup: HIV/AIDS self-testing and advances in dengue fever and sleeping sickness R&D Kat Kelley, GHTC’s senior program assistant, highlights recent news in global health research, including a study on HIV self-testing in Malawi, advances in research for a vaccine and treatment against dengue fever,…

More Than 1.8K Dengue Cases Reported In Indian Capital Delhi

BBC News: Delhi battles dengue fever surge “The Indian capital, Delhi, is in the grip of the worst outbreak of dengue fever in five years, officials say. More than 1,800 cases have been recorded in recent weeks, compared to 1,695 cases for all of 2010. Five deaths have been reported…

Taiwan Establishes Central Command To Address Increasing Number Of Dengue Cases

New York Times: Cases of Dengue Fever Multiply in Southern Taiwan “The incidence of dengue fever in Taiwan has risen sharply in recent days, pushing the number of cases since May close to 10,000, the country’s Centers for Disease Control reported on Tuesday. The government announced on Monday that it…