UH researchers helping Hawai’i residents understand dengue fever

IN THE WAKE of the tragic death of island surfing champion Andy Irons, John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers have been helping reporters explain the mosquito-borne disease to viewers and readers statewide. Irons’ family believes he contracted dengue at an international surf meet, and died before he could return home to Kaua’i.

*Watch as Hawaii News Now visits JABSOM’s dengue research lab.