Dengue fever fight comes home

Nelsa Sadaya used a simple mixture of tap water and dishwashing soap to spray dozens of potted plants surrounding her Kalihi Valley home yesterday to try to stop the spread of dengue fever. Sadaya also learned yesterday that a similar solution of water and vegetable oil also helps kill mosquitoes — while sparing her...

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Dengue eyed in East Maui

WAILUKU – The state Department of Health is investigating two suspected East Maui cases of dengue fever, a potentially deadly tropical disease. There is no cure for dengue fever, which is spread through mosquito bites and not human contact. However, most people survive outbreaks in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for...

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