Calling in the big guns; National Guard troops assist in dengue fight | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The quiet of Hawaiian Acres’ back roads was interrupted Monday morning by the steady beep-beep of a U.S. Army High Mobility Engineer Excavator driving back and forth across an open, slightly muddy space surrounded by ohia trees and ferns. Source: Calling in the big guns; National Guard troops assist in dengue fight | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/calling-big-guns-national-guard-troops-assist-dengue-fight). … Continue reading Calling in the big guns; National Guard troops assist in dengue fight | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Lawmakers approve $1.27M for DOH vector control | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


State lawmakers have agreed to boost funding for the Department of Health’s vector control branch as they try to take a more proactive approach to combating mosquito-borne diseases. Source: Lawmakers approve $1.27M for DOH vector control | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/lawmakers-approve-127m-doh-vector-control). Accessed on 25 April 2016, 18:08 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Tom Callis. Please click link to read … Continue reading Lawmakers approve $1.27M for DOH vector control | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

No new Dengue Fever cases Tuesday (April 12) | Hawaii 24/7


The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday (April 12) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Ever… Source: No new Dengue Fever cases Tuesday (April 12) | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/12/no-new-dengue-fever-cases-tuesday-april-12/). Accessed on 13 April  2016, 15:20 hrs, UTC. Please click link … Continue reading No new Dengue Fever cases Tuesday (April 12) | Hawaii 24/7

No new Dengue Fever cases Monday (April 11) | Hawaii 24/7


The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Monday (April 11) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Every… Source: No new Dengue Fever cases Monday (April 11) | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/11/no-new-dengue-fever-cases-monday-april-11/). Accessed on 12 April 2016, 15:37 hrs, UTC. Please click link … Continue reading No new Dengue Fever cases Monday (April 11) | Hawaii 24/7

Confirmed Dengue Fever Cases on the Big Island of Hawaii Rises to 258 | Hawaii News and Island Information


The Dengue Fever outbreak on the Big Island continues and the total confirmed amount of cases rose by 2 more since the last update bringing the total amount of confirmed cases to 258: As of February 18, 2016*: Since the last update, HDOH has identified 2 new case of dengue fever.  Currently, as many as… … Continue reading Confirmed Dengue Fever Cases on the Big Island of Hawaii Rises to 258 | Hawaii News and Island Information

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Governor’s Dengue Fever Emergency Declaration a Recognition of Seriousness of Hawaii Island Outbreak | Hawaii News and Island Information


Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) yesterday commented on Hawaiʻi Governor David Ige’s proclamation declaring the dengue fever outbreak in Hawaiʻi County a state of emergency. The disease has plagued Hawaiʻi Island and threatened the state for more than sixteen weeks. “Governor Ige’s proclamation recognizes the importance and urgency of the situation Hawaiʻi Island residents are facing… … Continue reading Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Governor’s Dengue Fever Emergency Declaration a Recognition of Seriousness of Hawaii Island Outbreak | Hawaii News and Island Information

Big Island dengue fever case count hits 250


The Big Island’s confirmed dengue fever case count reached 250 Friday afternoon. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com The battle against dengue fever continues on Hawaii Island.  As of 1:00 p.m. Friday, 05 February 2016, there have been 250 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness on Hawaii Island.  Hawaii County Civil Defense has cancelled a planned … Continue reading Big Island dengue fever case count hits 250