Navigation Links
Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

Dengue cases in affluent Singapore have reached 'epidemic' levels for the second time in the past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said.

The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week.

Dengue cases crossed the threshold for the first time since 2005 earlier in June, when 401 cases were reported in the week of June 10 to 16, the ministry said.

Singapore experienced its worst dengue fever outbreak in 2005 when 19 people died from the disease and more than 13,000 were infected.

Three people have died from dengue and there have been 3,597 cases in the first 26 weeks of the year, the ministry said.

Singapore has launched a massive publicity campaign to educate residents about dengue.

It has also stepped up efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds in the island-state, which has a reputation as one of the world's cleanest cities.

Dengue is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Death Of Singaporean Woman After Mysterious Illness
2. Singapore Government to Raise Fund For HIV Treatment
3. HIV Positive Men in Singapore Exposed
4. Singapore’s Healthcare To Outsource To Indian Firm For Faster X-Ray Result
5. Singapores AVA Advocates "Bio-Segregation" To Combat Bird Flu
6. Duck a Flu? - Singapore Embargoes Duck Imports from Malaysia
7. Indonesian Traveler Tests Negative For Bird Flu, Singapore Safe
8. 785 HFMD Cases In Singapore: Schools May Be Closed
9. Strained Economic Agreement Between Singapore And India
10. WHO Praises Singapore and Vietnam but Slams China With Respect To Tackling SARS
11. Singapore To Offer More Patients Access To Chronic Disease Management Programs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Singapore Dengue Cases Return Epidemic Level

(Date:4/23/2014)... Effects of Midlife Occupational and Leisure Time Physical Activity ... physical activity in midlife increases the risk of mobility ... the risk. This is found in a study which ... The study was conducted at the Gerontology Research Center ... , Heavy physical labor is often repetitive, wears the ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor cells cannot ... axons. From the perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. ... in China observed the effects of functional electrical ... and expression of basic fibroblast growth factor and ... the infarct side. The researchers found that functional ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology ... Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey ... a new model for business innovation through the ... and investment. U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. ... New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, New Jersey ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... provide primary care for low-income patients may ease ... companies while improving patient health, researchers have concluded. ... health clinics that avoid costs associated with insurance ... hospital admission rates and emergency room visits, according ... Altoona. , The researchers estimated that the ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... women using a newer method of planned sterilization called ... a 10-year period than using the more commonly performed ... and UC Davis has found. , Published online ... study found the higher risk of pregnancy with a ... , "This study provides essential information for women ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Midlife occupational and leisure-time physical activity limits mobility in old age 2Health News:Government and industry leaders herald launch of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute 2Health News:Clinics not bogged down by red tape can ease health cost burdens 2Health News:Risk of pregnancy greater with newer method of female sterilization 2Health News:Risk of pregnancy greater with newer method of female sterilization 3
... findings on a novel combination treatment approach for a ... (embargoed for 4 pm) in JAMA,s Archives of ... at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and Case ... outlines findings from a first-of-its-kind study showing that O6-benzylguanine ...
... malaria in Africa could be dashed by the emergence of ... the Malaria Journal . Unless urgent action is taken ... could be put at risk. In a study published ... of medicines on sale in Africa that have been deliberately ...
... to tackle the different work factors that are important to ... attachment that many nurses feel to the profession. Those are ... nurses published in the January issue of the Journal ... from seven private hospitals in four states, breaking them down ...
... the Upchurch Endowed Professor of Computer Science and coordinator ... co-edited a new book on computational modeling methods that ... critical support and better care options for patients. ... eye disorders such as cataracts and glaucoma are collected ...
... NJ -- Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly ... announced the launch of Cancer Medicine , a ... is a peer reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary journal providing ... and clinical researchers across all the oncologic specialties in ...
... Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Gastric ... than does gastric banding, according to a new study ... Roux-en-Y involves reducing stomach size with staples and connecting ... is irreversible. Gastric banding, as its name implies, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UH Case Medical Center publishes study on novel treatment for skin lymphoma 2Health News:Counterfeit and substandard anti-malaria drugs threaten crisis in Africa, experts warn 2Health News:Counterfeit and substandard anti-malaria drugs threaten crisis in Africa, experts warn 3Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 2Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 3Health News:Louisiana Tech professor co-edits book on computational analysis of human eye 2Health News:Major cancer societies to support new Wiley Open Access Journal 2Health News:More, Faster Weight Loss Seen With Gastric Bypass Than Banding 2Health News:More, Faster Weight Loss Seen With Gastric Bypass Than Banding 3Health News:More, Faster Weight Loss Seen With Gastric Bypass Than Banding 4
(Date:1/14/2014)... Critical Care, a LifeCentre partner practice, located at 165 Fort Evans ... in Loudoun County to receive a small ... Barnes , Medical Director, is a well-seasoned veterinarian of more than ... are avid scuba divers. "As altitude skiers and hikers, we recognize ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 NineSigma , Inc., the leading ... Innovation Leadership Summit , May 14-16, 2014 at the ... Ohio . This is the ... to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , January 14, 2014 ... Transfer Devices (CSTD) for hazardous drugs, today announced that it ... fourth straight year.   Equashield,s closed ... technicians, pharmacists, nurses and other medical professionals who ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine (hvm) Announces Animal Emergency Critical Care Installs A Small Animal Hyperbaric Chamber 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 4Equashield's Sales Grow by 60% in 2013 2
... 14, 2011 Berger Health System, recognized as one ... Association, upgrades to AutoCarousel® HD by Talyst, a leader ... control, and has a built-to-last 10 years guarantee. ... five years, is also implementing AutoPharm®, AutoPack™ and AutoLabel® ...
... Dec. 14, 2011 Lineagen, Inc., an innovative molecular ... Fast Forward, LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National ... the clinical development and validation of a blood-based assay ... is to develop a test that can aid clinicians ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Berger Health System Partners With Pharmacy Automation Leader to Improve Patient Safety 2Lineagen and Fast Forward Collaborate to Develop Gene and Biomarker-Based Clinical Assays for Multiple Sclerosis 2Lineagen and Fast Forward Collaborate to Develop Gene and Biomarker-Based Clinical Assays for Multiple Sclerosis 3Lineagen and Fast Forward Collaborate to Develop Gene and Biomarker-Based Clinical Assays for Multiple Sclerosis 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: