Dengue Fever Cure Claim False

Dengue Fever Cure Claim False

Queensland Health is warning that claims a cure for dengue fever has been developed are false.

A team of Queensland scientists claim to have found a cure for dengue fever, using the Melaleuca tree. Dr Max Reynolds former professor at Griffith University told ABC Local Radio, that his team has created a drug using a Melaleuca leaf concentrate that has been scientifically proven to cure all four strains of dengue fever. “We have actually finished up to phase three trials now in Indonesia on 504 patients,” he said. “In the case of the treated, because this was a double blind, which means fifty per cent received the treatment and 50 per cent did not, it was one hundred per cent successful.” Professor Reynolds says they plan to have it on the market by next year. “The goal is to have people take the drug when the dengue season commences so that if they do get bitten and contract the virus, the virus is killed instantly within the blood stream,” he said.

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Chikungunya: No cure, Queensland epidemic feared

A terrifying debilitating virus with no cure is spreading worldwide.

Experts fear an epidemic when it arrives in Queensland. Chikungunya is a word to remember, it is a Mosquito -borne virus that leaves its victims with fever, severe joint and muscle pain that can last for years.

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