dengue


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an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

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Health Secretary Francisco Duque said dengue cases nationwide dropped by about 32.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted between June and November, 2014, at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital, Swat, Pakistan, where patients were screened for dengue virus non-structural protein using Dengue Duo strips from Standard Diagnostics (SD).
The long spell of the winter season eliminates the chance of the dengue virus spreading in the area, as dengue mosquitoes do not lay eggs in chilly weather,' District Officer Health Dr Amir Sheikh told Dawn.
Minister for Primary and Scondary Health (P and SH) Khawaja Imran Nazir, attending the meeting, directed the department to send the cases to the government for regularisation of the dengue staff immediately.
He said that people should feel their responsibilities to remove stagnant water from their houses, ensure cleanliness and disposing of the discarded articles from the rooftops of their houses to check the dengue breeding.
While presiding over a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Dengue at the committee room of the Civil Secretariat, the minister said that with the change in weather and increase in the temperature, the dengue season has begun and there was need to take preemptive measures to check the spread of dengue.
Speaking to the media during a press conference on Thursday, Dr Abdul Rasheed Sheikh said all government departments were bound to coordinate with dengue control programme for dengue control strategies under Sindh government act and notices would be served to concerned department in case of noncooperation.
This is part of the company's ongoing commitment to evaluate the long-term impact of the dengue vaccine and is also consistent with the recommendation put forward in the World Health Organization's (WHO) position on the vaccine.
In a press conference yesterday, Sanofi Pasteur global medical head Ng Su Peing said critics should consider the fact that the vaccine still provides up to six years of protection against dengue to those with a history of dengue infection.
Material and Methods: This hospital based, cross-sectional study was conducted in District Head Quarter Teaching Hospital Swat, KPK, Pakistan from August 07 to October 31, 2013, during dengue epidemic.
We are having the ASEAN Dengue Day and Anti-Dengue Health Fair because we dont want to repeat the same experience we had last year.
The meeting reviewed dengue situation in the province.
Background and Objective: Dengue infection is an arthropod borne disease caused by Dengue virus in humans.
typhi was also detected in 3 patients who were negative for dengue virus PCR.
7 -- The dance of the dreaded dengue still goes on uninterrupted across India.