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Spermless mosquitoes could prove effective in tackling dengue fever

A UK-based scientific team has modified male mosquitoes so that their offspring die before reproducing  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Touch elbows, don’t shake hands, to avoid flu

Touching elbows, taking a bow or bumping fists might be better ways of greeting each other than a handclasp  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Amid dengue panic, Pakistan turns to India

Pakistan is hurriedly ordering medicines from India to battle a dengue outbreak that has killed at least 13 people, affected thousands and caused panic in Punjab  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Dengue strikes Pakistan with vicious sting: daily

Dengue, the “annual curse” of Pakistan, had led to morning assembly being cancelled in many schools, a media report said Monday  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Rural areas, not cities, bear brunt of dengue fever

Contrary to conventional thinking, the highest burden of dengue fever plagues rural areas rather than cities  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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Swine flu spread much wider than suspected

The swine flu outbreak during the winter of 2009-2010 was much more widespread than previously  More...

By BioNews On Monday, May 9th, 2011
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12 mn Brazilians vaccinated for flu

Over 12 million Brazilians have been vaccinated for flu during the ongoing nationwide campaign, according  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Brazilian president gets flu vaccination

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate over 30 million people  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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Sudden sleep syndrome may hit kids after swine flu jab

A swine flu jab administered to thousands of children is likely to cause sleep disorders. Symptoms  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 10th, 2011
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Mutation that could allow H1N1 to spread much more easily identified

In a new study from MIT, researchers have identified a single mutation in the H1N1 genetic makeup that  More...