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Bhopal: ‘Check outbreak of mosquitoes borne disease at initial stage’

Bhopal: ‘Check outbreak of mosquitoes borne disease at initial stage’

In the survey, large number of mosquitoes larva were found the state capital.

Intermittent rains cause water pooling, allowing mosquito larvae to breed: BMC

Intermittent rains cause water pooling, allowing mosquito larvae to breed: BMC

According to health officials, water is not accumulated when it rains continuously and this causes mosquito larvae to be washed away, whi...Read More

BMC destroys 2.84 lakh mosquito breeding spots

BMC destroys 2.84 lakh mosquito breeding spots

Listing out various measures undertaken by the civic body, a senior official said that regular inspections.

Metro work creating mosquito breeding sites

Metro work creating mosquito breeding sites

The BMC health department has written a letter to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRC) complaining about the ongoing Metro constr...Read More

Indore: Health dept raises dengue alert

Indore: Health dept raises dengue alert

While the H1N1 influenza continues to wreak havoc in the city, the aedes mosquito is likely to increase health problems of residents. Hea...Read More

How to put a full stop to mosquito birth

How to put a full stop to mosquito birth

Washington: According to studies, more than 500 million people around the world suffer from diseases transmitted by mosquitoes including ...Read More

Bhopal: 24 tested Zika positive

Bhopal: 24 tested Zika positive

Twenty four zika virus positive has been reported in Bhopal till Saturday. According to Health department sources, suspected cases have b...Read More

Bhopal: Mosquito-larva detected in 20% of surveyed establishments

Bhopal: Mosquito-larva detected in 20% of surveyed establishments

Five lakh establishments, including residential and commercial have been surveyed so far in the state capital and nearly 20 per cent of t...Read More

Alert on Zika virus: Health dept asks hospitals, docs to check patients’ travel history

Alert on Zika virus: Health dept asks hospitals, docs to check patients’ travel history

Indore: In view of large number of cases surfacing in Jaipur and other districts of Rajasthan, the district health department has issued ...Read More

Indore: Freakish weather offers relief, raises anxiety

Indore: Freakish weather offers relief, raises anxiety

The unexpected changes in weather on Tuesday raised hope of more rainfall but indicated uncertainty as rain stopped in city after brief s...Read More

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Indore: No relief from dengue, five more test positive

Five more patients tested positive for dengue in city on Monday taking the total number of patients to 166 this year. About 42 patients h...Read More

How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

Toronto: Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-bor...Read More

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Senate likely to advance USD 1.1 billion in Zika funding

Washington: After a three-month delay, the Senate is acting on President Barack Obama’s request for money to combat the Zika virus.

New technique may help control Zika disease-bearing insects

New technique may help control Zika disease-bearing insects

London: Bacteria in the gut of disease-bearing insects — including the mosquito which carries the Zika virus — can be used as a Trojan ho...Read More

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BMC to target hsg societies to control dengue, Zika

Mumbai : After initiating a 10-day drive in the slum areas, BMC’s insecticide department plans to target residential complexes and office...Read More

Hyderabad co claims to have Zika vaccine   

Hyderabad co claims to have Zika vaccine   

Austin/Hyderabad : Even as the first known case of Zika being sexually transmitted has surfaced in Texas, Bharat Biotech, a Hyderabad-bas...Read More

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Zika virus spread in higher temperatures, say experts

Washington : The mosquito behind the Zika virus seems to operate like a heat-driven missile of disease. The hotter it gets, the better th...Read More

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Beware of Zika, warns jittery govt

New Delhi : A day after WHO declared emergency over the “explosive” spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the Centre on Tuesday issued...Read More

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GM mosquitoes can wipe out malaria within years: study

Washington DC : A team of researchers playing God has come up with a new breed of genetically modified mosquito that could help wipe out ...Read More

Malaria protein could help in treating cancer

Malaria protein could help in treating cancer

New York : The mosquito-borne parasite that causes malaria also produces a protein that could help stop cancer, new research has found, a...Read More

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