Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok World

Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Aswin Khwanmuang on September 17 alerted citizens to dengue fever as the city has recorded nearly 6,000 infections and five fatalities so far this year.
Korean woman suspected of catching Chikungunya fever World

Korean woman suspected of catching Chikungunya fever

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on June 15 that health authorities are launching epidemiological investigations into a woman with a suspected case of a mosquito-borne illness that can permanently deform sufferers' joints.
Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities Health

Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

The Hanoi Department of Health is intensifying measures to reduce the number of fatalities caused by mosquito-borne dengue fever – which is likely to cause more infections due to hot and rainy weather.
11 Zika cases reported in central Thailand ASEAN

11 Zika cases reported in central Thailand

Eleven people in Thailand's central Phichit province were confirmed to be infected with the Zika virus while 27 others are being monitored for confirmation, local authorities said on July 4.
Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases Health

Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases

About 130 Vietnamese and foreign medical experts gathered in Hanoi on June 12 at an international symposium on the management, prevention and control of some diseases caused by Arthropod-borne virus (Arbovirus), any of a group of viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks or other arthropods.