World Feb 7, 2019

Philippines hit by deadly measles outbreak

A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a scare over an anti-dengue fever vaccine. Most of the dead are children and the toll is expected to ...

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Dec 2, 2016

Rural Cambodia uses guppy to fight dengue

In the backyards of rural Cambodia, a tiny weapon is being deployed to fight dengue fever, the world's fastest-spreading tropical disease, which causes debilitating flu-like symptoms and can develop into a deadly hemorrhagic fever. More than 3,000 households in Kampong Cham province, which has one ...