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Shedding Light on NTDs: Chikungunya
May 30, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Welcome to the first installment of Disease Daily’s Summer Series: “Shedding Light on Neglected Tropical Diseases”. This week, we are looking at...

Colombia Announces End of Zika Outbreak
Jul 27, 2016 | Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

On 25th July 2016, Colombia was the first country in Latin America to declare the end of their Zika outbreak. This comes 10 months after the first...

Vector Control: Our Best Chance in the Fight Against Zika
Jul 25, 2016 | Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

Aedes aegypti in the Americas Latin America is currently fighting to prevent the diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito: Zika, Dengue,...

Dengue Cases Confirmed on the Big Island, Hawaiʻi
Nov 2, 2015 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

On Thursday, October 29th, Hawaii state officials announced two confirmed and four probable cases of locally acquired dengue fever in residents of...

New England Journal of Medicine Reports on New Tick-borne Bacteria
Aug 5, 2011 | Sumiko Mekaru

Ticks are known for carrying Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesia, among other diseases. Now, there’s a new bacteria on the list....