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A tale of two countries: The dengue vaccine saga

Image: Children stricken with dengue fever jam-pack a ward in Quirino Memorial Medical Hospital in Manila, Philippines, during an outbreak in 2010. Credit: JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty...

WHO Situation Report 01 on Sri Lanka Dengue Outbreak: 82 543 cases, 250 deaths

Report from World Health Organization. KEY HIGHLIGHTS There is an increase in the number of dengue cases in Sri Lanka this year. Since January until 7th July...

WHO Approves World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine

Ted Andersen/Geneva. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday endorsed the world’s first-ever vaccine for dengue fever, a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus that threatens to...
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