Know your tropical diseases

Dengue, Malaria, Lyme and Zika are all tropical diseases that spread mainly through insects. However, their effects on the human body vary. Although many may

Dengue Fever

Dengue is an infectious disease prevalent in over 120 countries and affects approximately 400 million people per year. Caused by the dengue virus (DENV), dengue

Why does Zika Virus cause birth defects?

The Zika virus, carried by infected mosquitos (Aedes aegypti), but can also be transmitted through intercourse and blood transfusions. A set of mild symptoms may