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Tawa-tawa: Future Dengue Cure

Summer’s end and the rainy season is finally here. End of the scorching heat. On the other hand, it also means the start of the monsoon rain that provides breeding ground for that dreaded mosquitoes causing epidemic size diseases like Dengue. Every year, the government reminds everyone to...
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What is Chikungunya Virus?

Although less popular that dengue virus, another life-threatening mosquito-borne disease is now on the watch list of medical practitioners and health care providers, which can potentially cause harm to human. This is the Chikungunya virus. This insect-borne virus Chikungunya,belongs to the genus Alphavirus, which is carried by the...
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