mosquitoes

Bhopal: 1.62 crore families to get insecticide net, free distribution from Jan 26

Bhopal: Nearly 1.62 crore families will be distributed Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) in Madhya Pradesh to deal with vector-borne...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: 60 blood samples collected from Zika containment zone in two days

Bhopal: 60 blood samples collected from Zika containment zone in two days

Sixty blood samples have been collected from Char Imli The Zika containment zone during two days of survey.  Testing of 20 samples of Zik...Read More

Bhopal: Zika virus case count reaches 6 in Bhopal

 After three more patients tested positive for Zika virus, the tally of Zika virus affected patients went up to six in Bhopal till Sunday...Read More

Zika Virus Scare: MoHWF’s team implements containment plan

Zika Virus Scare: MoHWF’s team implements containment plan

Central team of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHWF) has implemented ZIKA containment plan in MP to tackle spread of Zika virus....Read More

IndiGo passenger allegedly off-loaded after complaining of mosquitoes on flight; to take ‘legal recourse’

IndiGo passenger allegedly off-loaded after complaining of mosquitoes on flight; to take ‘legal recourse’

Mumbai: A doctor has accused IndiGo staff of manhandling and de-boarding him from a Lucknow-Bengaluru flight after he complained of mosqu...Read More

Mom Madhuri Dixit joins fight against mosquitoes; find out how

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit has been named ambassador for pest control brand Mortein’s Insta range of liquid vapourisers with...Read More

Indore: Pot holes pull down Smart City with outbreak of diseases

Indore: Pot holes pull down Smart City with outbreak of diseases

Indore: As rains started lashing the city, potholes, open areas and drains have become home breading centre for mosquitoes, which are spr...Read More

Bhopal: Mosquitoes thrive even as chill sets in

Bhopal: Mosquitoes thrive even as chill sets in

Scare of dengue, chikungunya increases as winter is not leading to drop in mosquito population

New dengue vaccine may up infection in low affected areas: study

London, The newly licensed dengue vaccine may actually increase the incidence of infections if used in low transmission areas, a team of ...Read More

This trick can make malaria ‘chicken’ out of your room

This trick can make malaria ‘chicken’ out of your room

Washington D.C: Fancy sleeping next to a chicken? It may sound like a ‘fowl’ suggestion, but it turns out, this poultry bedfellow can act...Read More

Why none of malaria vaccines are effective?

Why none of malaria vaccines are effective?

New Delhi: Have you ever thought why none of the vaccines developed for malaria till date has protected against the disease for long? The...Read More

Dengue mosquitoes love to lay eggs in water near flowers

New York: Mosquitoes known to transmit diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya are more likely to lay eggs in water sources...Read More

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Global warming could make insecticides less effective

Washington : Global warming may impair the effectiveness of an important insecticide against mosquitoes that can transmit dengue, chikung...Read More

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How malaria parasite grows

Washington DC: Scientists from The University of Nottingham have uncovered the role of cyclin, the protein molecule that drives the growt...Read More

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President’s Estate breeding mosquitoes, gets 76 notices

New Delhi : The sprawling President’s Estate has been found to be breeding mosquitoes at many accumulated pools of stagnant water — with ...Read More

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Stop-work notice to 32 under-construction bldgs

Mumbai : In order to check the spread of monsoon-related diseases, the BMC had issued caution notices to 2,741 under construction buildin...Read More

Scientists track genetic race between humans and mosquitoes

Scientists track genetic race between humans and mosquitoes

Los Angeles: Mosquitoes are likely to evolve resistance against insecticides or unfavourable climate conditions typica l in their local e...Read More

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Mosquito-targeting insecticide to offer malaria-free future

Washington : Researchers have come up with a new antibody insecticide that targets malaria mosquitoes, says ANI.

New device to confirm chikungunya in an hour

New device to confirm chikungunya in an hour

New York :  With a new assay developed in the US, health workers now have a quick way to detect whether or not a sample of mosquitoes har...Read More