Navigation Links
Dengue Alert Issued in South America

A health alert has been declared in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia after an outbreak of dengue fever. The authorities have blamed higher rainfall //this season as a cause of the unusually rapid spread of the disease.

Experts also say the uncommonly warm weather has boosted the population of mosquitoes, which transmit the disease.

Globally, it infects 50 million people a year, the UN says. It starts as a flu-like illness but without the proper help it can develop into a deadly fever.

Dengue fever is not uncommon in South America, where thousands of cases are recorded every year. The difference this time is the speed with which the disease has spread across the south of the continent.

Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and, to a lesser extent, Argentina have been affected by the outbreak - but it is Brazil and Paraguay which have seen the worst of it.

In the south-western Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul it is estimated that more than 15,000 people have been infected this year - more than all the cases registered in 2006.

In Paraguay there have been more than 3,000 cases and four people have already died. In Bolivia, a young nurse died last week.

The authorities have called on the population to take more preventive measures to avoid infection.

In the meantime, the authorities in Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay have declared a health alert and increased measures to try to stop the outbreak from escalating into a fully-blown regional epidemic.

Source-Bio-Bio Technology
SRI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dengue Outbreak in Kolkata, Four Dead
2. Dengue in Delhi – 26 Cases reported and 3 dea
3. Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon
4. Dengue Claims 15 Lives In West Bengal
5. Dengue Epidemic in West Bengal: Over 1000 New Cases and 15 dead
6. 45 People die in West Bengal due to Dengue and suspected Japanese Encephalitis
7. Vaccine For Dengue Fever On Trial In Asia-Pacific
8. Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan
9. Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan
10. Delhi Launches Special Drive to Check Dengue Spread
11. MCD Takes Steps To Prevent, Control Dengue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Dengue Alert Issued South America

(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 Diet Doc ... date, current approach to weight loss by ... understanding. The professionals at the company understand that remaining ... side effects of eliminating carbohydrates and sugars from the ... tempted to abandon their weight loss goals. , ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... is saturated with numerous players developing innovative technologies. ... as non-invasive nature, MRI systems have seen continued ... healthcare market. Rapid advances in the field imaging ... have greatly expanded the potential of therapeutic applications. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 If you have ever ... breathing, you probably wished you had an arsenal of ... cystic fibrosis, and other breathing disorders. Currently, the only ... avoiding triggers, but other common treatments do exist. ... in San Antonio, TX, 34 asthma educators responded to ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 This is a professional ... global Gliquidone industry with a focus on the Chinese ... status of the Gliquidone manufacturers and is a valuable ... interested in the industry. , Firstly, the report provides ... applications and manufacturing technology. Then, the report explores the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests a ... severe hot flashes and night sweats -- and higher ... flashes are common during menopause, affecting about 60 percent ... women after menopause, since they then face a higher ... suggest women who exhibit moderate or severe menopausal symptoms ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 2Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 3Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 4Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:Harmonica Techs, Inventors of the Pulmonica®, Unveil New Findings on Complementary Treatments for Asthma 2Health News:Harmonica Techs, Inventors of the Pulmonica®, Unveil New Findings on Complementary Treatments for Asthma 3Health News:Gliquidone Industry Global and China Analysis for 2019, Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Gliquidone Industry Global and China Analysis for 2019, Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Gliquidone Industry Global and China Analysis for 2019, Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:Gliquidone Industry Global and China Analysis for 2019, Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 5Health News:Gliquidone Industry Global and China Analysis for 2019, Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 6Health News:Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study 2
... new study has shown that vision correction patients will ... Lasek surgery. Both types of surgeries are equally safe ... cut flaps in the cornea and rectify the shape. ... surface of the cornea. This helps in doing away ...
... report has suggested that Thursday may not be a good day ... might end up waiting longer in the hospital.// ,The ... the trend for five years have blamed the procedures in the ... requirements, as it is thought to be. ,It was ...
... have been warned about a potential hepatitis risk for those ... ,Authorities suspect that those who consumed food from McDonald's ... of contracting Hepatitis A. The medical officer confirmed that a ... was suffering the highly infectious stage of the virus. It ...
... million U.S. dollars to take the anti-bird flu initiative forward, in ... for 2007 as// compared to the spending allocated in 2006. ... bird flu control, Bayu Krishnamurthi, the added spending on bird flu ... drive. So far there have been 74 human cases of bird ...
... by scientists, promises protection against all strains of flu virus. It ... influenza A virus, that is the cause of outbreaks of both ... vaccine is expected to bestow life long immunity. The only other ... every year. ,The injection is yet to be ...
... Highly developed nations like the U.S, with a fast paced lifestyle ... of saturated fat which can cause an// avalanche of diseases. ... eat more and put on more weight, proves a recent ... adults who live with children that those who live without children ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:12/19/2014)... CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. , Dec. 19, 2014 ... ;  Sorrento), an oncology company developing new treatments ... a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast ® ... therapy, announced today that the companies have entered ... generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced as "Car-Tank") immunotherapies for the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Micro Market Monitor: North American ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... progressing steadily, which has resulted in fueling the ... The main purpose of these dermatology devices is ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Capnia, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPN ... based on its proprietary Sensalyze™ Technology Platform for ... results for the third quarter and nine months ... completion of our initial public offering (IPO), we ... initiated CoSense® commercial launch," said Anish Bhatnagar, M.D., ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5Micro Market Monitor: North American Dermatology Diagnostic Devices Market 2Micro Market Monitor: North American Dermatology Diagnostic Devices Market 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8
... 2011 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ... care and gastroenterology markets, today announced fourth quarter and full ... For the three months ended December 31, 2010, net revenue ... corresponding period in 2009. This quarterly revenue growth was largely ...
... Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC ) today ... immediately. "I am pleased to have someone of ... Mark Guinan, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ... will contribute to the solid financial leadership of our company ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 2Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 3Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 4Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 5Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 6Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 7Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 8Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 9Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 10Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 11Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 12Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 13
... OPTIMA is a fully automated microplate ... different measurement principles:, , Fluorescence Polarization ... Fluorescence , High-Performance Luminescence (flash ... ,It is designed for the ...
... cell based assays, in 6 to 1536 ... detection, Fusion is the instrument that can ... to use the AlphaScreen assay platform. ... system: Reads AlphaScreen (Amplified Luminescent Proximity ...
VICTOR2 V measures prompt fluorescence, fluorescence polarization, luminescence, time-resolved fluorescence and absorbance. This model includes high density TRF (for 1536-well plates), temperature ...
... is the modular VICTOR2 ... high density TR-fluorometry, stacker ... The extra high density ... excitation beam for TRF ...
Medicine Products: