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Dengue Fever

Lynne Peeples

Surprising New Dengue Weapon: Vaccinating Mosquitoes With Bacteria To Protect People

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

Dengue fever is on the rise around the world. As traditional folk dancers teach prevention in India, hospitals in the Philippines desperately add beds...

Climate Change Hits Home

Wendy Gordon | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

How prepared is your state for the challenges to health and the environment being caused by climate change?

Brazil's Garbage Becomes an Olympic Challenge

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 10.09.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics putting the world's 5th largest economy in the global spotlight waste collection and disposal is a problem the land of the samba can't dance around.

6,000 Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released Into The Forest To Fight Dengue Fever

AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia released about 6,000 genetically modified mosquitoes into a forest in the first experiment of its kind in Asia...

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Fight Dengue Fever In Malaysia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Malaysia could be the first country in Asia to use genetically modified mosquitoes to battle a rise in dengue fever, gover...

Don't Let Dengue Fever Take a Bite Out of Your Key West Vacation

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Amber DeGrace

Be wary of the mosquitoes but don't let them scare you off because you'll be missing out on a bounty full of beauty and many friendly island characters.

Doctor Planet: The Bill That Does More for Health than Health Care Legislation

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

This post was co-authored by Dr. Rahul Rajkumar, a physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. As oil and gas continue to spew out of a brok...

Green News Report: July 1, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Disaster n...

Climate Change Drives Dengue Fever Re-Emergence in U.S.

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that for the first time in more than 65 years, dengue fever has returned to the continental United States.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Wiping out Dengue Fever in Haiti -- And Everywhere Else

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Ruxin

For the first time ever, there's suddenly promising news that we might be able to break dengue fever's hold on humankind --which is especially exciting now, given the disease's prevalence in Haiti.

Dengue Fever Still a Risk for Cubans and Tourists

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yoani Sanchez

The most striking aspect of the presence of this disease among us is the official failure to report the number of infected or to mention the word "dengue" in the new media.

Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits South Americans

miamiherald.com | By JOHN ENDERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia -- While the world continues to be on alert for a potential swine flu pandemic, South Americans have been suffering for months fro...

Dengue Fever Spreading, Worsening In Latin America

Inter Press Service | Marcela Valente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Apr 21 (Tierramérica) - The population's susceptibility to suffering more severe forms of dengue is worrying health experts, as the e...