A team of scientists from Singapore and France have discovered two antibodies that could neutralize several chikungunya strains, a breakthrough that may have brought scientists one step closer to developing a treatment for the disease.
VietNamNet Bridge – While dengue fever continues to plague many provinces and cities nationwide, scientists have discovered a new fever with similar symptoms that is difficult to diagnose and treat.
Dengue fever continues to infect and kill an alarming number of people throughout the Mekong Delta, with some provinces reporting twice as many cases than they did over the same period last year.
Keywords: ChikungunyaIn Soc TrangCong An Nhan DanReportingSymptomsThree Dong ThapSoc Trang Province
Vietnam is verifying an outbreak in Hanoi of a mosquito-borne virus that closely resembles the dengue fever virus, a health ministry official said on Monday.
Keywords: ChikungunyaSymptomsA Health MinistryVerifyingBorne
The United States and Europe face a new health threat from a mosquito-borne disease far more unpleasant than the West Nile virus that swept into North America a decade ago, a U.S. expert said on Friday.
Keywords: ChikungunyawestThe Indian OceanpainIslandsThe United StatesBorne
The highest concentration of Dengue Fever cases has moved north with Hanoi as Vietnam’s hardest-hit area, after the Mekong Delta had accounted for 80-90 percent of all cases 1998-2007, said a health official.
Keywords: mouthstrainPreventive Health DepartmentChikungunyafootLe Bich LienDengue Fever Department