As the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads throughout the Americas, it may sound crazy to fight mosquitoes with more mosquitoes. But that's exactly what some scientists are proposing. A British firm may be able to help.
The world's only Dengue Fever vaccine poses deadly risks. DW talked to the tropical medicine virologist Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit about the problems of this vaccination.
Rights group Human Rights Watch says Brazil needs to tackle the root causes of the Zika outbreak to avoid a recurrence. It says far too many people still live in conditions that favor the spead of the virus.
Myanmar has detected its first case of the Zika infection. A pregnant foreign woman has been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus.
Malaria, chikungunya, dengue: Mosquitos and their respective diseases are spreading faster and farther than ever. Extreme weather conditions are helping.
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