“From early 2017 to 9 July 2017, 2,855 people have been diagnosed with dengue fever and 18 died from the virus.”
Experts say Burma is largely unprepared for an outbreak of Zika, as the Health Ministry slashes anti-virus measures due to a lack of funds.
Thai health officials say 33 new Zika virus cases have been detected in the country as officials step up screening for groups at high risk from the disease.
The Burmese consulate in Chiang Mai has issued a warning to expectant mothers to postpone any travel plans to the northern Thai city amid a spread of the Zika virus.
Researchers have developed a new method to pinpoint outbreaks of dengue fever by tracking phone calls to public health hotlines.
The first-line anti-malaria therapy used along the Thai-Burmese since 1994 is becoming increasingly ineffective in treating the disease, according to a new study.