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Health Experts Raise Alarm on Dengue Crisis Next Generation Dengue Vaccine

  Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral infection, continues to be a major public health concern in many parts of the world. As temperatures rise and mosquito populations surge, it's crucial to equip ourselves with knowledge about this potentially life-threatening disease. Dengue remains to be a major public health problem in the Philippines. But it is reassuring to know that medical science has continued to develop and is working on real solutions, such as new vaccines and other novel and ingenious solutions that address the dengue crisis head on. The Culprit: Aedes Mosquitoes Dengue is primarily transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, specifically the Aedes aegypti species. These mosquitoes are often found in tropical and subtropical regions, making many parts of Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas vulnerable to dengue outbreaks. The inaugural Dengue Forum titled “Addressing the Mosquito in the Room” held last Wednesday, 27 September, aimed to amplify the conversation on dengue