Dengue Fever

Screen Crack

Facebook Users Created a Fake Swine Flu Epidemic

The public frenzy in Myanmar distracted from more dire health threats.
Eli Meixler
8.23.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

McCain returns to DC for healthcare vote, driver accused of trafficking deaths in Texas denies charges, Trump still going after Jeff Sessions, and more.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
Health

A Promising Dengue Vaccine Was 100% Effective in Early Trials

Though the trial used a small sample size, the results were encouraging and have spurred a wider, clinical trial.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.16.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Michael Bloomberg is thinking about running for president, nine people are dead after a train crash in Germany, India rejects Facebook's free internet offer, and more.
VICE Staff
2.9.16
Science

Why Eradicating Earth’s Mosquitoes To Fight Disease Is Probably a Bad Idea

Hint: no one knows for sure what the consequences would be.
Melissa Cronin
2.1.16
Features

London's Subterranean Mosquito Lab

Deep under London's streets, scientists are fighting to defeat one of nature's most prolific killers.
Victoria Turk
11.27.15
video

​Inside London’s Underground Mosquito Lab

Motherboard visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to test out some mosquito repellents.
Victoria Turk
10.15.15
News

The Mayor of São Paulo Talks Public Health, Protests and Brazil's Drug Problems

"Sometimes regular civilians are less intimidating than a police officer. I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself."
Débora Lopes and Peu Araújo
6.8.15
Science

Invasive Mosquitoes Spread by Riding On America's Highways

America's highways are the source and subject of myth, the exit strategy in case of a hydrogen bomb, and a boon for the invasive Asian tiger mosquito.
Ben Richmond
10.28.14
INDIA

Millions of Cases of Dengue Fever Are Going Unreported in India

An independent study says the government reports 20,500 cases a year on average when the actual number is likely closer to 6 million.
Jordan Pearson
10.7.14
Features

Inside the Lab That's Modifying Mosquitoes to End Disease

The stakes couldn't be much higher.
Bruce Douglas
8.11.14
disease

Swarms of Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Will Take a Bite Out of Dengue Fever

“It is like a live insecticide.”
Ben Richmond
4.12.14