Christian: A Young Volunteer In The Fight Against Dengue
This is the story of a family in the Philippines devastated by the death of their son due to the dengue virus.
Dr Maria Capeding of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine outlines the vaccine trial that is taking place there and how an effective vaccine would be a huge help to their community.
Dengue Fever Has Spread To 120 Countries In 50 Years
Dengue is the most common and most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world.
This film describes the spread of Dengue and features interviews with Dr Remy Teyssou, Director, Partnership for Dengue Control (PDC); Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust and Dr Alexei Marrero from the Philippines Department of Health.
A Dengue Vaccine Could Save Thousands of Lives
Dr Ferdinand Guzman of the San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, Philippines and Dr Sandra Villagomez, a pediatrician in Mexico describe the impact of the Dengue virus in Asia and Latin America and underline the difference a vaccine would make in their countries.