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.
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.
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.
Scientists have located a human antibody that can neutralise and kill dengue virus in two hours.
Scientists have identified the region on dengue virus that is neutralized in people who overcome infection with the deadly pathogen.
Scientists have shown for the first time that infection with dengue virus turns on mosquito genes that makes them hungrier and better feeders.
Scientists have made a promising advance for controlling dengue fever by mosquito bites.
A new study has disapproved reports that well-fed children are more vulnerable to the dengue virus.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 24, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade