Delhi’s old enemy, the mosquito, is back to plague the the city with dengue and malaria. Here are some ways to keep safe.
18 Jul 2019 6:44 AM
Most of upper Assam districts, including Jorhat, Golaghat, Dibrugarh, and lower Assam district have been affected by mosquito-borne disease.
04 Jul 2019 6:56 PM
Playing dubstep music, particularly Scary Monsters, and Nice Sprites by Skrillex, reduced mosquito attacks.
04 Apr 2019 10:54 AM
Reports show antibodies against Zika virus can worsen dengue virus infection, which, like Zika, is caused by a mosquito-borne virus.
22 Dec 2018 12:32 PM
Dengue infections are on the rise globally, according to the World Health Organization.
25 Jul 2018 11:31 AM
The woman told doctors the nodules appeared after she visited a rural area outside Moscow, where she was bitten repeatedly by mosquitoes.
25 Jun 2018 11:56 AM
Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities.
15 May 2018 7:40 PM
Most insects that bite are disease free, but that doesn't stop spots they feed from driving us all half-mad with itching and irritation.
09 May 2018 11:30 AM
Scientists discover the mosquito virus in the semen of an Italian man who had recovered.
07 May 2018 5:18 PM
The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.
05 May 2018 1:49 PM
Conservatio-nists have discovered that hunting of frogs is also posing a threat to them.
05 May 2018 5:48 AM
In the western parts of Sichuan, Holorusia mikado are mainly found in the Chengdu plain and in mountainous areas below 2,200 metres.
24 Apr 2018 8:18 PM
The vast majority of deaths were in children under the age of five in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
15 Apr 2018 3:07 PM
It is caused by the Plasmodium parasite and spread to humans through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito.
20 Mar 2018 6:57 PM
Malaria kills around half a million people every year, the vast majority of them children in the poorest parts of Africa.
19 Jan 2018 4:40 PM
In pregnant women, the virus infects fetal brain cells, resulting in the birth defect known as microcephaly.
14 Dec 2017 11:58 AM
The 53-year-old was forced to give up work and is now asking for help to raise money for his treatment.
09 Nov 2017 2:06 PM
Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.
25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM
The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its 'Mosquito Away' technology that drives mosquitoes away.
28 Sep 2017 9:47 AM
An antibody that protects from dengue virus is also effective against Zika, a study has found.
26 Sep 2017 5:50 PM