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Mosquito Diseases

Mosquitoes have been called the deadliest known disease carriers . Because they suck blood, they carry infections between people and also between species. They spread malaria, filariasis, dengue fever, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

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Bacteria to Fight Dengue Virus
The Sri Lankan government is set to use special bacteria as part of a programme to eradicate the dengue virus, stated a Health Ministry official.
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Stop Dengue: New Tool to Track the Global Spread of Dengue
Newly designed tool can now predict the global spread of human infectious diseases such as dengue at their source. Hence, spotting a wide range of dea.....
India Achieved 28% Reduction in Malaria Cases Last Year: WHO
India was one of the two high burden countries that achieved a 28 percent reduction in malaria cases in 2018, according to WHO report 2019.

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Dengue Outbreak Kills 27, Infects 44,000 People in Bengal
Bengal is now facing an outbreak of dengue (a deadly mosquito-borne disease) which killed 27 people and infected nearly 44,000 cases.

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Adding a Barrier Above Bednet Reduces Malaria Deaths
Adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly reduce the quantity of insecticide, increase the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered .....


Zika Fever - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Zika virus is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes which causes mild fever with maculopapular rash. No treatment or vaccine is currently available... Read More
Papaya Leaves’ Juice to Increase Platelets in Dengue
Carica papaya leaves juice or extract increases platelet counts in cases of dengue fever. Papaya leaves protect the bone marrow... Read More
About Mosquito Diseases
Mosquito-borne diseases, like malaria, filaria, dengue, etc are common in places conducive of mosquito breeding. Swamps, ponds and stagnated drainage provide optimal breeding ground for mosquitoes... Read More
Malaria - Protection Strategies
Malaria is a dangerous disease with lethal consequences that requires protective measures for prevention and control of malaria in endemic regions of the world... Read More
Malaria - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment
Malaria is caused by a parasite that enters blood through the bite of an infected mosquito. It is characterized by fever, vomiting, shivering, sweating and other symptoms. .. Read More
Malaria Waterborne - Causes Transmission Diseases Microscopic Examinations Serological Examinations
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general information about About Malaria Causes.. Read More
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Health Benefits of Papaya Leaves
Papaya leaves are just as valuable as the fruits, and it has been used in herbal medicines to help relieve various illnesses and ailments. .. Read More
Health Effects of Global Warming/What is Global Warming?
Greenhouse effect causes excessive heat to build up in the earth’s atmosphere causing global warming and affects the environment and health... Read More
Filariasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment , FAQs
Filariasis is a parasitic disease transmitted by blood-feeding arthropods, mainly black flies and mosquitoes... Read More



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