A mosquito nursery to fight against dengue

The French start-up InnovaFeed has announced the upcoming construction, in collaboration with an Australian research program, of a factory intended to breed mosquitoes on an industrial scale to fight against diseases transmitted by these insects, especially dengue. AFP / CM • Posted on August 26, 2020 at 10:17 a.m., updated August 26, 2020 at 10:19 … Read more

In Australia, a “mosquito factory” to fight dengue will be built

PHILIPPE HUGUEN via Getty ImagesThe World Mosquito Program has developed a process to inoculate female mosquitoes with a bacteria that suppresses the transmission of dengue fever to humans HEALTH – The French start-up InnovaFeed has announced the upcoming construction in Australia of a factory intended to raise mosquitoes at the industrial level, to fight against … Read more

20 cases of dengue in one week: let’s continue our efforts!

The Prefecture and the ARS communicate, in their bulletin, the last quantified assessment of dengue. From August 10 to 16, 20 cases of dengue fever were confirmed in our island. The circulation of the virus continues to slow. However, 13 municipalities are still affected in recent weeks, mainly in the west and south of the … Read more

French people build a mosquito factory in Australia to fight dengue fever

The French start-up InnovaFeed announced on Wednesday the upcoming construction in Australia of a factory intended to breed mosquitoes on an industrial scale, for fight against diseases that their congeners usually transmit to humans, especially dengue. As part of a partnership with the World Mosquito Program (WMP), an Australian non-profit research program, the young French … Read more

Health experts call immune system important to prevent dengue

Immunity is important to avoid dengue virus infection Jakarta (ANTARA) – A pediatric specialist, Dr. Dominicus Husada, said that maintaining body immunity is very important to prevent dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) during the current transition season. “Immunity is important in order to avoid dengue virus infection which is carried by mosquitoes,” said dr. Dominicus in … Read more

extensive mosquito control after two new cases of dengue

These are the third and fourth cases of the summer in Lot-et-Garonne. Two new people have revealed themselves carriers of dengue. Like the previous cases, it was during a stay in the Overseas Territories that they contracted the disease. A joint investigation by the Regional Health Agency and the company Altopictus, specializing in the study … Read more

Dengue: 10,500 suggestive cases since the start of the epidemic

The spread of the virus is widespread throughout the country. Over the past few weeks, we have seen a rebound in the number of new confirmed cases in most municipalities in southern Martinique. The current meteorological conditions are favorable to the development of peri-domestic larval sites; It is essential to be extra vigilant to avoid … Read more

The dengue virus continues to grow in the West Indies – All the news from overseas in 360 °

The increase in the number of confirmed cases of dengue in the two departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique, also affected by an increase in Covid-19. A situation that worries the authorities in both territories. Martinique and Guadeloupe are still facing the virulence of the dengue epidemic. In Martinique, nearly 1120 clinically suggestive cases have been … Read more

Smallpox, Dengue, prehistoric viruses … epidemics, another specter of global warming

The Covid-19 pandemic, with its virus probably born in bats, has highlighted the dangers of increasingly extensive interference between human activities and nature, which promotes the transmission of animal diseases to the man. But the risk of epidemics can also come from another disastrous consequence of human activities: climate change, which causes the displacement of … Read more

31 cases of dengue fever: the epidemic slows down

The quantified assessment of dengue indicates 31 confirmed cases in Reunion Island from July 27 to August 2, 2020. We are publishing in full the prefecture’s press release relating to this epidemic. Dengue fever in Réunion: transition to the inter-epidemic phase The circulation of dengue is slowing: 31 cases of dengue were confirmed from July … Read more