A Nicaraguan Ministry of Health employee fumigates a house against mosquitoes, as part of a campaign to prevent the proliferation of dengue fever, in Managua on Tuesday.
Insight: Dengue vaccine in sight, after 70 years
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MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Not everyone enjoyed the royal wedding. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega says he’s offended by William and Kate Middleton’s gala marriage ceremony.
Early analysis from the world's first ever efficacy trial of an experimental vaccine against dengue fever shows promising results. In a study involving 4,000 children in Thailand, the vaccine appeared to prevent infection by three o...
Dengue fever and West Nile fever are mosquito-borne diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine against either of the related viruses.
A new study published in The Lancet on Tuesday shows that an effective and safe vaccine for dengue may be in sight. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half of the world's population is at risk of dengue, a widespread ...