Risk of dengue increases due to climate change, city growth: Research

Large parts of Europe, West and Central Africa, and South America face the threat of outbreaks of the deadly dengue virus due to climate change and urbanisation, according to the first-ever maps of dengue vulnerability published on Tuesday.

Dengue cases rise to 5,115 in Delhi

The number of people testing positive for dengue virus in Delhi has risen to 5,115, the municipal health officer said Monday. The number stood at 5,049 on Nov 11.

New method targets dengue virus using artificial microRNAs

A novel therapeutic approach in which key regions of the dengue genome essential for viral replication are targeted and silenced, can prevent dengue virus from reproducing in humans.

Built-in dengue virus killer found in humans

Scientists have located a human antibody that can neutralise and kill dengue virus in two hours.

Achilles heel of dengue virus identified

Scientists have identified the region on dengue virus that is neutralized in people who overcome infection with the deadly pathogen.

Dengue virus turns on mosquito genes `making them hungrier`

Scientists have shown for the first time that infection with dengue virus turns on mosquito genes that makes them hungrier and better feeders.

Specialized mosquitoes to fight dengue

Scientists have made a promising advance for controlling dengue fever by mosquito bites.

Specialized mosquitoes to fight dengue

Scientists have made a promising advance for controlling dengue fever by mosquito bites.

Role of nutrition on risk of dengue virus infection disapproved

A new study has disapproved reports that well-fed children are more vulnerable to the dengue virus.

Role of nutrition on risk of dengue virus infection disapproved

A new study has disapproved reports that well-fed children are more vulnerable to the dengue virus.