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On world mosquito day, here are 5 modern solutions to stay safe from mosquitoes

Mosquito repellents made out of paper is now possible thanks to the advancement of technology

17 Aug 2021 9:02 PM

Familiar foes return

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

45 Japanese Encephalitis deaths reported in Assam

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

Play Skrillex to prevent mosquito bites

Playing dubstep music, particularly Scary Monsters, and Nice Sprites by Skrillex, reduced mosquito attacks.

04 Apr 2019 10:54 AM

New discovery: Safer potential Zica vaccine that does not produce antibodies

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

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Factors linked to chikungunya, dengue outbreaks discovered

Dengue infections are on the rise globally, according to the World Health Organization.

25 Jul 2018 11:31 AM

Shocking: Doctors remove live worm crawling under woman’s face

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

Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities.

15 May 2018 7:40 PM

4-step guide to soothing mosquito, tick bites with kitchen ingredients

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

Tropical dengue fever could be spread through sex

Scientists discover the mosquito virus in the semen of an Italian man who had recovered.

07 May 2018 5:18 PM

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Here's who is primarily responsible for dengue transmission

The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.

05 May 2018 1:49 PM

Mosquitoes multiply as frogs die silent death

Conservatio-nists have discovered that hunting of frogs is also posing a threat to them.

05 May 2018 5:48 AM

Giant mosquito found in China

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

New weapon in malaria fight - a better bed net

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

New antibody may help prevent malaria: study

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

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Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, says study

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

US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

In pregnant women, the virus infects fetal brain cells, resulting in the birth defect known as microcephaly.

14 Dec 2017 11:58 AM

Gujarat man left with 25 kg leg due to mosquito bite begs for help

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

Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets

Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.

25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM

LG launches a mosquito repellent smartphone at IMC 2017

The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its 'Mosquito Away' technology that drives mosquitoes away.

28 Sep 2017 9:47 AM

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