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Chikungunya

This mosquito-borne viral disease causes severe joint pain and fever, and sometime it can be fatal.

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Viral Changes in Mosquito’s Gut can be Targeted to Prevent Dengue
Viral changes in the mid gut of mosquitoes can be targeted to prevent the transmission of dengue and Zika virus finds a new study. The findings of thi.....
Does Susceptibility to Dengue Fever Depend on Ancestry?
People of Asian and European ancestry have common gene variants that make them more prone than those of African origin to developing severe dengue sho.....
Dengue Vaccine can Cause Severe Infection in Some Individuals
Highlights:
  • Emerging data suggests that the dengue vaccine increases the risk of severe diseas.....
Spread of Dengue Fever Linked to Genes In Mosquitoes
Genetic molecules in mosquitoes were found to be associated with the spread of tropical diseases such as dengue fever, Zika virus and yellow fever.
Dengue Vaccines may Protect Children of Vaccinated Mothers
There are no specific dengue therapeutics and prevention is currently limited to vector control measures. A dengue vaccine would therefore represent a.....


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