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Jan 24, 2012

Jan 24, 2012

WHO says 40% of population at risk for dengue fever

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) sounded a new warning today about the spread of dengue fever, saying cases have increased sharply since 2008 and more than 40% of the world's population is at risk for infection.

Sep 10, 2007

Sep 10, 2007

Chikungunya fever gains foothold in Europe

(CIDRAP News) – A recent outbreak of the debilitating tropical disease known as chikungunya fever in northern Italy apparently marks the mosquito-borne infection's first foothold in Europe, according to European health authorities.

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