The Philippines Halts Mass Use of Dengue Fever Vaccine, Saying It May Be Linked to Three Deaths

On Friday, Filipino authorities tied at least three deaths to the 2016 deployment of Dengvaxia, the world’s first dengue fever vaccine, Reuters reported. Read More >>

Experimental Dengue Vaccine Protects Every Participant in Small-Scale Trial

An experimental vaccine for Dengue fever has been tested on participants who were all exposed to the virus—none of whom went on to show any signs of illness. Read More >>

Dengue Outbreak Prompts State of Emergency on Hawaii’s Big Island

The largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago has recorded nearly 250 cases of dengue fever since the start of September, prompting officials to declare a localised state of emergency. Read More >>

Mosquitoes Genetically-Engineered to Self Destruct Could Wipe Out Dengue Fever

Scientists have bred mosquitoes in Guatemala that will cause mosquito genocide when they mate with normal mosquitoes. The idea is to thwart disease spread by the insects, in this case dengue fever. Read More >>