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New mosquito repelling molecule identified

A team of researchers at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, has synthesized several molecules from two aromatic compounds and they claim these may show insecticidal and repellent property against mosquitoes too...........................

Smart cities must have a vector control component, says health ministry...

As per Dr N S Dharmshaktu, Principal Advisor on Public Health, Health Ministry, facilitating the adoption of integrated vector management and ensuring the implementation of vector control services in rural and urban areas can shrink the disease burden much faster in India...……………..

South-East Asia countries to intensify efforts to control dengue, eliminate malaria

Reviewing the progress, challenges, capacities and opportunities for strengthening health workforce, the 11 countries agreed to continue to focus on frontline workers, improve rural retention and transformative education, and increase coordination between health and other ministries...…………..

Data mining can make early warning system to predict dengue possible

In the study, scientists at the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, used data mining tools to analyze weather parameters before and during dengue outbreaks in Delhi.............

FITT looks for partners to jointly develop drug for dengue

The Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) is looking for collaborators and commercial partners to identify and develop potential antivirals from medicinal plants and ayurvedic formulations against dengue virus infections...........

Sanofi’s dengue vaccine might not work equally in all cases, reveals...

New analysis of long-term Dengvaxia data found differences in vaccine performance based on prior dengue infection. Company will ask regulators to update product label to reflect new information..........

Indian scientists detect new strain of dengue virus

The study shows that the strain originated in Singapore and emerged in Tamil Nadu in 2012 and Kerala in 2013..............

ICGEB scientists inch closer to developing novel dengue drug

Senior scientists at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) who have been working on the medicine for dengue, are finally confident of a full fledged drug against it in next few years...........

Quick diagnosis of dengue possible in remote areas, reveals study

Researchers studied 249 individuals living in tribal locations who were suspected to be suffering from dengue and took their blood samples...........

New method developed to forecast dengue spread

Researchers say it is important to take into account the dynamic EIP estimates in different regions in assessing disease burden........