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mosquito borne diseases


Mosquito-borne diseases: Causes, symptoms and prevention tips

September 19, 2020 2:12 pm

Know these causes, symptoms of mosquito-born diseases and avail timely treatment

'What makes some flowers more attractive to mosquitoes decoded'

January 27, 2020 4:52 pm

According to the study, the orchid produces a finely balanced bouquet of chemical compounds that stimulate the sense of smell in mosquitoes.

How to protect babies from mosquitoes: Simple daily steps

September 05, 2019 11:07 am

In case of a baby in the family, one has to be extra cautious as it is important to make sure that they are protected from mosquito bites. In an effort to protect your baby from mosquito bites, here are some easy steps to follow.

Drug discovery offers new hope to halt spread of malaria

September 02, 2019 11:04 am

Malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, currently affects over 200 million people, and kills nearly half a million people — mostly children — every year.

Small bite, big threat: Simple ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes

September 02, 2019 10:24 am

It is advisable to not to scratch a mosquito bite as it can create openings in your skin that can lead to bacterial infection.

How to protect your baby from mosquitoes this monsoon

July 22, 2019 11:57 am

If you want to avoid harsh chemicals on your baby's delicate skin then go for natural insect repellent that contain essential oils such as citronella, lemon grass, eucalyptus and camphor. These non-toxic repellents help to protect your baby from insects.

Gujarat mosques step in to emphasise importance of vaccination

July 14, 2018 9:27 am

Mosques in Vadodara and central Gujarat joined hands with doctors on Friday to deliver a message in their sermons about the need to administer vaccines to children.

How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

June 18, 2018 5:16 pm

Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. Controlling the mosquitoes at the larval stage may be the best strategy to reduce their population.

Mosquito Breeding: BMC moves court against 637 premises

October 05, 2017 4:31 am

The BMC has collected Rs 22 lakh in fines from 11,237 households and commercial structures that were found to have not prevented mosquito breeding on the premises.

As rains ease,mosquito-borne diseases loom over Vidarbha

April 08, 2014 4:01 pm

One dengue case was also reported in Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) area,according to V R Zare,assistant director (malaria),Health Services.