What Is Dengue Fever?

What Is Dengue Fever?

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne virus affecting more than 390 million people each year. While the disease is generally mild, it can be deadly. Recent research shows dengue is between 100 and 800 years old. It likely originated in Africa or Southeast Asia and was then...
Diarrhea Prevention

Diarrhea Prevention

Travelers’ diarrhea is the most common illness affecting international travelers. The symptom is so well known that it has earned many nicknames, including “Montezuma’s Revenge”, “Pharaoh’s Revenge,” and “Delhi Belly”. Recent studies show up to 70 percent of travelers...
Vaccination

Vaccination

In our globalized, modern, and mobile world, over 1 million people travel internationally each day. In many countries, vaccine-preventable diseases are still common even though they have been eradicated from North America. Without vaccines, epidemics of many...