39% dengue-breeding sources found inside homes
A survey of 9,641 houses in Thiruvananthapuram underlined the fact that dengue control should start right from one’s own home
Indian scientists detect new strain of dengue virus
The new genotype was found in patients who were infected suffered due to one of the worst dengue epidemics in Tamil Nadu
Fresh panic at Odisha village as 60 test positive for dengue
Rayagada only district in the state to record dengue cases so far, according to a health official
New mosquito repelling molecule identified
The synthesised molecule can help repel and kill adult female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
All you need to know about dengue
What is it, how does it spread, what are the symptoms and how is it treated?
All you need to know about Zika and how it spreads
Nitesh Pandey, a researcher in Evolutionary Medicine with Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation, talks about Zika and how the mobility of …
Worried about Zika virus outbreak? That’s one more reason to be afraid of climate change
A warming world can widen reach and accelerate evolution of the virus
Mosquitoes in a warming world: Aedes the menace
Latest Zika outbreaks indicate mosquito-borne diseases are fast spreading to new populations and regions & are no longer restricted to monsoon.…
Panic in Odisha’s Rayagada district over 30 chikungunya cases
Villagers storing potable water in plastic barrels without cover due to shortage of water, claims official
Zika, dengue, yellow fever: what are flaviviruses?
The Aedes aegypti mosquitoes responsible for spreading Zika and yellow fever have been shown to be able to adapt in high-density urban areas
Mosquitoes in a warming world: A losing battle?
In a warming world, viruses and their mosquito vectors are fast acquiring traits to gang up on humans
Does Bhubaneswar need to worry about dengue amid COVID-19?
Some 60 people in certain city localities have been diagnosed with dengue, say health officials
Dengue cases see a rise all over India
Cases of vector-borne diseases go up with onset of monsoon
Soapnut, a mosquito repellent
It inhibits growth of larvae and pupae of mosquitoes
Check for chikungunya
In a first, Indian scientists develop vaccine against the disease
Dengue grips Delhi: virus strain circulating this year more deadly
Serotype DENV 2 has returned after a gap of a few years, which could be a reason for higher number of cases this year