Researchers have developed a new method to pinpoint outbreaks of dengue fever by tracking phone calls to public health hotlines.
DVB speaks to Sa Naing Naing, recipient of the Florence Nightingale Medal.
Burma’s Ministry of Health announces that more than 10,000 children, aged between three and eight years, contract dengue every year.
A 22-year-old Burmese man, who was detained at Rangoon airport on suspicion of carrying the Ebola virus, has been cleared after a series of tests and will be free to go home within five days.
A Burmese man who is being tested for the Ebola virus has been diagnosed with two types of Malaria, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
May 12, 2009 (DVB), A lethal strain of dengue fever has hit Burma's southern Irrawaddy division, and left hospitals struggling to cope with the influx of patients, many of whom are under seven-years-old. A resident of Irrawaddy's Henzada town said that the local hospital was running out of beds in its children’s ward. "The hospital …